The deal fell to Nicholas, and the hand prospered.
If I were superstitious, I should be almost inclined to believe that some dreadful crime had been perpetrated within these old walls, and that the place had never prospered since.
’Hard-heartedness and evil-doing will never prosper, sir,’ said Mr Snawley.
They prospered well.
The two prospered so well together that, when he died, some fifteen years after this period, and some five after his wife, he was enabled to leave, to his eldest son, Ralph, three thousand pounds in cash, and to his youngest son, Nicholas, one thousand and the farm, which was as small a landed estate as one would desire to see.
Meantime, all holy angels shower blessings on his head, and prosper and preserve him.’
But they could not bear the thought of growing rich on money so acquired, and felt as though they could never hope to prosper with it.
I came to ask what you would take from me, if I prospered with the father, for this debt of yours.
CHAPTER 57 How Ralph Nickleby’s Auxiliary went about his Work, and how he prospered with it It was a dark, wet, gloomy night in autumn, when in an upper room of a mean house situated in an obscure street, or rather court, near Lambeth, there sat, all alone, a one-eyed man grotesquely habited, either for lack of better garments or for purposes of disguise, in a loose greatcoat, with arms half as long again as his own, and a capacity of breadth and length which would have admitted of his…
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