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.
  • Those that finally perish in the sea, committing what appears to be a voluntary suicide, are only acting under the same blind impulse which has led them previously to cross shallower pieces of water with safety.
  • From 1707 to 1709 the war on his part was purely defensive; Charles would not hear of peace till full restitution had been made and a war indemnity paid, while Peter was fully resolved to perish rather than surrender his "paradise," Petersburg.
 

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