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prosperous
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
successful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
  • Is he prosperous and happy?
    Chapters 25-26 (64% in)
  • And, as though to add to the daily misery which this prosperous canal inflicted on the unfortunate inn-keeper, whose utter ruin it was fast accomplishing, it was situated between the Rhone from which it had its source and the post-road it had depleted, not a hundred steps from the inn, of which we have given a brief but faithful description.
    Chapters 25-26 (40% in)
  • Instead of that air of life, of comfort, and of happiness that permeates a flourishing and prosperous business establishment—instead of merry faces at the windows, busy clerks hurrying to and fro in the long corridors—instead of the court filled with bales of goods, re-echoing with the cries and the jokes of porters, one would have immediately perceived all aspect of sadness and gloom.
    Chapters 29-30 (1% in)
  • Women of a certain grade are like prosperous grisettes in one respect, they seldom return home after twelve o'clock.
    Chapters 99-100 (11% in)

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