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Quotes of perish

  1. Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. – John Calvin
  2. The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish – Charlie Chaplin
  3. Only when manhood is dead- and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it- only then will we know what it is to be free. – Andrea Dworkin
  4. Let justice be done, though the world perish – Ferdinand I
  5. The one thing that you simply have to remember all the time that you are there, is that Hollywood is an oriental city. As long as you do that you might survive. If you try to equate it with anything else you'll perish – Olivia De Havilland
  6. I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether. – Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  7. The English Bible- a book which, if everything else in our language should perish would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power. – Thomas B. Macaulay
  8. Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt. – Thomas Moore
  9. At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God. – Alfred Noyes
  10. Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish – Ovid
  11. Remove idleness from the world and soon the arts of Cupid would perish – Francois Rabelais
  12. Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die. – Sophocles
  13. For we are born in other's pain, and perish in our own. – Francis Thompson
  14. Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. – Virginia Woolf

Usage examples for perish

  1. All the men and animals on the river at such times must perish – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  2. And am I thus to perish – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  3. “ I have suffered by the one; I am about to perish by the other. ” – Paul Clifford, Volume 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. If he broke his oath, he wished that he might " become as yellow as gold, and perish by his own arms." ” – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  5. And I'd sooner perish too; yes, die with a rope round my throat in the good old English fashion. ” – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  6. Or we perish in the sea!" ” – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré
  7. Their character must perish with that of their Master! ” – Parish Papers by Norman Macleod
  8. She was even ashamed to speak the thoughts that were in her mind, " Let them perish then there will be more left for me." ” – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  9. But the Alae cried out: " If you are the death of me- my secret will perish also- and you cannot have fire." ” – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  10. “ For instance, Were all the men that perish together in a battle, born at the same moment, because they had the same fate? ” – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  11. You will perish if you try to climb Takhoma. ” – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  12. Well, be it so,- let her perish let her be anything but mine! ” – Paul Clifford, Volume 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. So I should, sir, a few weeks ago, but Peter there, out of his Bible, showed me what a sinner I was, and how I must love Jesus Christ and obey Him, and I know He would not have left any man to perish and so, sir, as long as you live- and I hope we shall escape from this rock- I will not leave you. ” – The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. Give us, therefore, of the water, that we perish not. ” – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  15. On their account we must all perish – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  16. It was to tell you that if you do not draw off directly, not only the Earl of Mar and his family, but every Scottish prisoner within these walls, shall perish in your sight." ” – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  17. It will all perish and thou with it. ” – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  18. Human hearts forget and perish Human eyes must fall asleep. ” – Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  19. He would win his lady- love or perish – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. We know full well, moreover, that with Leyden, all Holland must perish also." ” – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009

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