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prosperous
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • We set sail from Bristol, May 4, 1699, and our voyage was at first very prosperous.
  • I shall not trouble the reader with a particular account of this voyage, which was very prosperous for the most part.
  • Our voyage was very prosperous, but I shall not trouble the reader with a journal of it.
  • We had a very prosperous gale, till we arrived at the Cape of Good Hope, where we landed for fresh water; but discovering a leak, we unshipped our goods and wintered there; for the captain falling sick of an ague, we could not leave the Cape till the end of March.

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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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