So the question is: did Robson perjure himself in 2005, or is he lying now?
I don't believe he'll dare to stand up as a witness in court and perjure himself.
Would you ask me to perjure my immortal soul to the world and to my God?
To manswear comes from the Anglo-Saxon mnswerian meaning to swear falsely or to perjure oneself.
I will not perjure myself at his bidding; but being with him, I will kneel to him unbidden.
He remembered the young clerk who had wanted to perjure himself for his sake.
If you question her you'll simply drive her to perjure herself.
And so am I,” thought Tresham, who stood in the rear, “—that he will perjure himself.
"You want me to perjure myself and you 'want me to do it quick,'" she mimicked.
Those who might otherwise be ready to perjure themselves against you will be afraid to speak since this last business.
mid-15c. "swear falsely" (implied in perjured; late 13c. in Anglo-French), from Old French parjurer "to break one's word, renege on a promise" (11c.), from Latin periurare "to swear falsely, break one's oath" (see perjury). Reflexive sense is from 18c.