Maggie actually forgot that she had any special cause of sadness this morning, as she stood on a chair to look at a remarkable series of pictures representing the Prodigal Son in the costume of Sir Charles Grandison, except that, as might have been expected from his defective moral character, he had not, like that accomplished hero, the taste and strength of mind to dispense with a wig. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
The rainforest is filled with a prodigal variety of vegetation.
prodigal in their expenditures
She suggested, it seemed to Mr Pickering, the prodigal daughter revisiting the old homestead.
Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville -- Uneasy Money
They were immersed in a sea of wanton, prodigal vegetation.
London, Jack -- Adventure
He was the father embracing his prodigal child.
Ted Dekker -- BoneMan`s Daughters
The prodigal student returns home.
Sarah Dessen -- Lock and Key
"I see you let the prodigal son in, sir," Coleman said.