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Definitionsuccessful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
- The image of it gives me content already; and I trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.3.1 -- Act 3 Scene 1 -- A Room in the prison (97% in)
- I pr'ythee, Lucio, do me this kind service: This day my sister should the cloister enter, And there receive her approbation: Acquaint her with the danger of my state; Implore her, in my voice, that she make friends To the strict deputy; bid herself assay him; I have great hope in that: for in her youth There is a prone and speechless dialect Such as moves men; beside, she hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse, And well she can persuade.1.3 -- Act 1 Scene 3 -- The same (87% in)
- But leave we him to his events, with a prayer they may prove prosperous; and let me desire to know how you find Claudio prepared.3.2 -- Act 3 Scene 2 -- The Street before the Prison (86% in)
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