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The Return of the King
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  • Nay, though all things must come utterly to an end in time, Gondor shall not perish yet.
  • Can the living use such a road and not perish?
  • And for my part, I shall not wholly fail of my task, though Gondor should perish, if anything passes through this night that can still grow fair or bear fruit and flower again in days to come.
  • ’The perishing is more likely, and will be a lot easier anyway,’ he said grimly to himself, as he sheathed Sting and turned from the brazen doors.
  • And better so than to perish nonetheless — as we surely shall, if we sit here — and know as we die that no new age shall be.
  • He no longer had any doubt about his duty: he must rescue his master or perish in the attempt.
  • For, my lords, it may well prove that we ourselves shall perish utterly in a black battle far from the living lands; so that even if Barad-dur be thrown down, we shall not live to see a new age.
  • ’In Erebor in the Kingdom of Dain there is such skill,’ said Aragorn; ’and if all our hopes do not perish, then in time I will send Gimli Gloin’s son to ask for wrights of the Mountain.

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  • ...government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.
    Abraham Lincoln  --  Gettysburg Address
  • We can work together or perish separately.

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