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prosperous
used in A Tale of Two Cities

9 uses
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Definition
successful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
  • I hope you have been this day preserved for a prosperous and happy life.
    2.4 — Congratulatory (53% in)
  • The prosperous patronage with which he said it, made him look twice as big as he was, and four times as offensive.
    2.11 — A Companion Picture (91% in)
  • "Am I not prosperous?" asked Stryver.
    2.12 — The Fellow of Delicacy (34% in)
  • "Oh! if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous," said Mr. Lorry.
    2.12 — The Fellow of Delicacy (34% in)
  • "Oh! if you come to prosperous, you are prosperous," said Mr. Lorry.
    2.12 — The Fellow of Delicacy (35% in)
  • It fell out that he was thus engaged in a season when crowds were few, and belated women few, and when his affairs in general were so unprosperous as to awaken a strong suspicion in his breast that Mrs. Cruncher must have been "flopping" in some pointed manner, when an unusual concourse pouring down Fleet-street westward, attracted his attention.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (8% in)
  • Her husband's step was strong and prosperous among them; her father's firm and equal.
    2.21 — Echoing Footsteps (8% in)
  • ...and it was much too much the way of native British orthodoxy, to talk of this terrible Revolution as if it were the only harvest ever known under the skies that had not been sown—as if nothing had ever been done, or omitted to be done, that had led to it—as if observers of the wretched millions in France, and of the misused and perverted resources that should have made them prosperous, had not seen it inevitably coming, years before, and had not in plain words recorded what they saw.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (36% in)
  • I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy, in that England which I shall see no more.
    3.15 — The Footsteps Die Out For Ever (88% in)

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