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He was the figure that stood forth representative of the whole miserable mass of weaklings and inefficients who perished according to biological law on the ragged confines of life.
``Wilfred of Ivanhoe!'' exclaimed the Black Knight ``prisoner, and perish! The life of every man in the castle shall answer it if a hair of his head be singed Show me his chamber!''
``I will not fly,'' answered Rebecca; ``we will be saved or perish together And yet, great God!
``Savage warrior,'' said Rebecca, ``rather will I perish in the flames than accept safety from thee!''
All must perish! The sword cleaveth the helmet; The strong armour is pierced by the lance; Fire devoureth the dwelling of princes, Engines break down the fences of the battle.
At length, with a terrific crash, the whole turret gave way, and she perished in the flames which had consumed her tyrant.
See how they perish and come to a bad end before the onset of but a single man.
We will, however, since you so bid us, refrain from actual fighting, but we will make serviceable suggestions to the Argives, that they may not all of them perish in your displeasure."
The old man instantly began cutting the traces with his sword, but Hector's fleet horses bore down upon him through the rout with their bold charioteer, even Hector himself, and the old man would have perished there and then had not Diomed been quick to mark, and with a loud cry called Ulysses to help him.
It is recorded that during that triennial agitation no less than twenty-three Circles perished in domestic discord.
Water in the cave was rising and we feared all would perish but on this day, July 2, two British divers found them alive and the rescue began.
CATTLE HEADS PERISH: Several cattle heads perished when fire broke out in a house in Utmankhel tehsil of Bajaur district on Thursday.
Our Lord then proclaims, "If you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!" Does this mean that if we do repent, we will not perish?
40 people perish in ferry accident in Tigris IRBIL, Iraq, March 21 (KUNA) -- At least 40 people perished when a ferry capsized in the Tigris river in Mosul on Thursday, the city civil defense said.