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used in The Souls of Black Folk

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successful or good — especially with regard to finances or wealth
  • Uncle Bird had a small, rough farm, all woods and hills, miles from the big road; but he was full of tales,—he preached now and then,—and with his children, berries, horses, and wheat he was happy and prosperous.
    Chapter 4 (46% in)
  • Further on lives Jack Delson, the most prosperous Negro farmer in the county.
    Chapter 7 (94% in)
  • But on the whole the merchant of the Black Belt is the most prosperous man in the section.
    Chapter 8 (47% in)
  • In a more prosperous year the situation is far better; but on the average the majority of tenants end the year even, or in debt, which means that they work for board and clothes.
    Chapter 8 (54% in)

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