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  • My duty prosperously ended, all between us is ended.
  • If you hear of Lady Dedlock, brilliant, prosperous, and flattered, think of your wretched mother, conscience-stricken, underneath that mask!
  • There was my brother, as I read in chance North Country papers now and then, rising to be prosperous and famous.
  • We are a prosperous community, Mr. Jarndyce, a very prosperous community.
  • We are a prosperous community, Mr. Jarndyce, a very prosperous community.
  • From something my guardian said one day when we were talking about this, I understood that my marriage would not take place until after the term-time we had been told to look forward to; and I thought the more, for that, how rejoiced I should be if I could be married when Richard and Ada were a little more prosperous.
  • My dear girl told me that night how Richard’s being thereafter prosperous or ruined, befriended or deserted, could only make this difference to her, that the more he needed love from one unchanging heart, the more love that unchanging heart would have to give him; how he thought of her through his present errors, and she would think of him at all times—never of herself if she could devote herself to him, never of her own delights if she could minister to his.

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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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