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The Winter's Tale
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  • —Sir, be prosperous In more than this deed does require!
  • Most royal sir, from thence; from him whose daughter His tears proclaim’d his, parting with her: thence,— A prosperous south-wind friendly, we have cross’d, To execute the charge my father gave me, For visiting your highness: my best train I have from your Sicilian shores dismiss’d; Who for Bohemia bend, to signify Not only my success in Libya, sir, But my arrival, and my wife’s, in safety Here, where we are.

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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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