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prosperous
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • I hope you have been this day preserved for a prosperous and happy life.
  • The prosperous patronage with which he said it, made him look twice as big as he was, and four times as offensive.
  • "Am I not prosperous?" asked Stryver.
  • "Oh! if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous," said Mr. Lorry.
  • "Oh! if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous," said Mr. Lorry.
  • Her husband’s step was strong and prosperous among them; her father’s firm and equal.
  • I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy, in that England which I shall see no more.
  • …and it was much too much the way of native British orthodoxy, to talk of this terrible Revolution as if it were the only harvest ever known under the skies that had not been sown—as if nothing had ever been done, or omitted to be done, that had led to it—as if observers of the wretched millions in France, and of the misused and perverted resources that should have made them prosperous, had not seen it inevitably coming, years before, and had not in plain words recorded what they saw.

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  • She owns a prosperous law firm.
  • But in spite of these disadvantages, he had begun even in his father’s lifetime to lay the foundations of a prosperous future.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart

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