must these noble hopes perish so soon?
Malnourished children do not typically perish from hunger but when children are weak, common childhood ailments become killers.
While some manage the perilous crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar separating Spain from Morocco, many others perish trying.
Except the dry leaves, they leave all vegetation to grow and perish in the field itself to enrich the soil.
the old regime had to perish
The Republic will surely perish without a heroic effort from all of us.
They are afraid that their party will perish as they risk losing the support of both the ‘deep blue’ and pro-localization factions.
They survived the unknown hardships of war, only to perish while travelling to a job most Irish people would now turn their noses up at.
Since you're looking for foods that don't perish too fast and can be eaten without silverware, I suggest plant-based foods for lunches.
How many beautiful friendships may perish prematurely because of people losing contact this way, as a result of some virus or other computer misfortune?