- One of his most intimate friends was a merchant who, from a flourishing state, fell, through numerous mischances, into poverty.Chapter 1 (7% in)
- In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.Chapter 18 (72% in)
- Clerval desired the intercourse of the men of genius and talent who flourished at this time, but this was with me a secondary object; I was principally occupied with the means of obtaining the information necessary for the completion of my promise and quickly availed myself of the letters of introduction that I had brought with me, addressed to the most distinguished natural philosophers.Chapter 19 (1% in)
There are no more uses of "flourish" in Frankenstein.
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