I know this man well: he hath been since an ape-bearer; then a process-server, a bailiff; then he compassed a motion of the Prodigal Son, and married a tinker's wife within a mile where my land and living lies; and, having flown over many knavish professions, he settled only in rogue: some call him Autolycus. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
The rainforest is filled with a prodigal variety of vegetation.
prodigal in their expenditures
She suggested, it seemed to Mr Pickering, the prodigal daughter revisiting the old homestead.
Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville -- Uneasy Money
They were immersed in a sea of wanton, prodigal vegetation.
London, Jack -- Adventure
He was the father embracing his prodigal child.
Ted Dekker -- BoneMan`s Daughters
The prodigal student returns home.
Sarah Dessen -- Lock and Key
"I see you let the prodigal son in, sir," Coleman said.