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prosperity
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The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
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  • Our present burst of prosperity depends on it.
  • They bowed most politely to Caspian and paid him long compliments, all about the fountains of prosperity irrigating the gardens of prudence and virtue — and things like that — but of course what they wanted was the money they had paid.
  • a striking illustration of the turn of Fortune’s wheel, and that if he had Eustace at his own house in Narnia (it was really a hole not a house and the dragon’s head, let alone his body, would not have fitted in) he could show him more than a hundred examples of emperors, kings, dukes, knights, poets, lovers, astronomers, philosophers, and magicians, who had fallen from prosperity into the most distressing circumstances, and of whom many had recovered and lived happily ever afterwards.

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  • We are hoping for peace and prosperity.
  • ...during a former period of prosperity when its possessor was being paid $30 per week.
    O. Henry  --  The Gift of the Maji

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