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  • The image of it gives me content already; and I trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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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