- Not perishable.
1891, Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3:
- This venerable Person is represented looking forward as it were from the Verge of extreme Old Age, into a future State, and rising into a Contemplation on the unperishable Part of his Nature, and its Existence after Death.
1912, Charles E Young, Dangers of the Trail in 1865:
- The perishable goods were placed in the large warehouses but the unperishable were covered with tarpaulin and left where unloaded.