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used in Measure for Measure

3 uses
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successful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
  • The image of it gives me content already; and I trust it will grow to a most prosperous perfection.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A Room in the prison (97% in)
  • I pr'ythee, Lucio, do me this kind service: This day my sister should the cloister enter, And there receive her approbation: Acquaint her with the danger of my state; Implore her, in my voice, that she make friends To the strict deputy; bid herself assay him; I have great hope in that: for in her youth There is a prone and speechless dialect Such as moves men; beside, she hath prosperous art When she will play with reason and discourse, And well she can persuade.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (87% in)
  • But leave we him to his events, with a prayer they may prove prosperous; and let me desire to know how you find Claudio prepared.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The Street before the Prison (86% in)

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