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  • All was safe and prosperous; and as the removal of one solicitude generally makes way for another, Emma, being now certain of her ball, began to adopt as the next vexation Mr. Knightley’s provoking indifference about it.
  • I do not look upon myself as either prosperous or indulged.
  • —She would soon be well, and happy, and prosperous.
  • It is very difficult for the prosperous to be humble.
  • "They are blended," said he, "I acknowledge; and, were she prosperous, I could allow much for the occasional prevalence of the ridiculous over the good.

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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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