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used in Henry VIII

3 uses
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to die — especially in an unnatural way


to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • I shall perish Under device and practice.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (90% in)
  • Like the lily, That once was mistress of the field and flourish'd, I'll hang my head and perish.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — London. The Queen's apartments (83% in)
  • He will advance thee; Some little memory of me will stir him— I know his noble nature—not to let Thy hopeful service perish too.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Ante-chamber to the King's apartment (92% in)

There are no more uses of "perish" in Henry VIII.

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