Thesaurus / perished

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One was far advanced in years, and perished on the night of sorrows.

Great numbers of them had been killed, and a greater number had perished by other means.

Some had fallen in the attempt to leap, and had perished in the flames that were burning among the buildings beneath them.

At no time during the day's battle did so many Normans die as perished in that fosse.

Few had perished in fighting with the Indians; it was hunger that had exhausted and killed them.

De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

The roll of those who perished during this time contains no more illustrious name than that of Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

Heroes of ScienceM. M. Pattison Muir

The hero, if he had perished, would scarcely have been sure of his epitaph even.

In a single hour everything movable disappeared or perished.

Strange True Stories of LouisianaGeorge Washington Cable

The same thing was attempted by Pelopidas, but the despot was too quick for him, and he perished without succeeding in his effort.

Plutarch's Lives, Volume IIAubrey Stewart & George Long

It had on board a large number of passengers, emigrants, who nearly all perished.

UsuryCalvin Elliott

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