The fragrance of her rich and delightful character still lingered about the place where she had lived, as a dried rosebud scents the drawer where it has withered and perished
Some mention was made also of the woman in white, that haunted the dark glen at Raven Rock, and was often heard to shriek on winter nights before a storm, having perished
there in the snow.
What deadly voids and unbidden infidelities in the lines that seem to gnaw upon all Faith, and refuse resurrections to the beings who have placelessly perished
without a grave.
Now, had Tashtego perished
in that head, it had been a very precious perishing; smothered in the very whitest and daintiest of fragrant spermaceti; coffined, hearsed, and tombed in the secret inner chamber and sanctum sanctorum of the whale.
They had had to give up trying to get to the yards, and had nearly perished
in a drift.
I must have perished
with cold, but that, the coldest nights, I used to steal a bag which was used for carry- ing corn to the mill.
All men must die," said a voice quite close at hand; "but all are not condemned to meet a lingering and premature doom, such as yours would be if you perished
here of want.
My human fixture and her satellites rushed to welcome me; exclaiming, tumultuously, they had completely given me up: everybody conjectured that I perished
last night; and they were wondering how they must set about the search for my remains.
I have altogether perished
from the remembrance of the living, and in the next generation my place was a blank.
Can I say of her face - altered as I have reason to remember it, perished
as I know it is - that it is gone, when here it comes before me at this instant, as distinct as any face that I may choose to look on in a crowded street?
It was a good thing that he had touched this point, for it put into my mind what I might not otherwise have thought of until too late: That he need never know how his hopes of enriching me had perished
Thus, then, perished
all my wives, my children, my servants, and those who were within the gates in their company.