Sentence Examples


  • As matters stand, I must either conquer or perish in a little."
  • Fayrer has demonstrated that in India alone annually some 20,000 human beings perish from snake-bites.
  • I must look for the commander in chief here, and if all is lost it is for me to perish with the rest.
  • The radical leaves of this biennial plant spread out flat on all sides from the crown of the root; they are ovate-oblong, acute, stalked, and more or less incisely-toothed, of a greyish-green colour, and covered with viscid hairs; these leaves perish at the approach of winter.
  • God has from eternity chosen those whom He wills to save ("election"), and consequently He has also passed over those whom He leaves to perish ("praeterition").'