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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • Richard himself describes how in those years, like the Prodigal Son in the Gospel, he longed to eat of the mash given to the pigs, which were fattened for sale.  (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.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
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