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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of perish.
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Before their eyes, and the blood perisht in them, which might be placed side by side with Marlowe's:
_Spaniards_ conquer'd the place, most of them were destroy'd and the art perisht with them, onely they held some Traditions yet of a few
Failed of its feathers, fell to earth, and perisht of a sheer despair;
While to a thankless mind entrusted all of them perisht.
Oh yes, he has perisht still more cruelly, he is much more unhappy than my cat with her kittens, that he shot so barbarously on the orange tree.
And in the Schoolmens hands it perisht quite at last.