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  • But there seemed small need for watching in the days of our prosperity, and the guards were made over comfortable, perhaps — otherwise we might have had longer warnings of the coming of the dragon, and things might have been different.
  • "The new Master is of wiser kind," said Balin, "and very popular, for, of course, he gets most of the credit for the present prosperity.

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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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