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 Meanings and Examples of PROSPER
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 v.  flourish; thrive; gain in wealth; grow stronger
Classic Sentence: (116 in 8 pages)
1  can only wish that your wooing may prosper as mine has.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TEN
2  I think you will prosper, for the sincere wish to be good is half the battle.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY
3  Ill deeds do not prosper, and the weak confound the strong.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK VIII
4  Still it has pleased heaven to prosper my work in the situation which I now hold.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XV
5  Ulysses smiled at him and answered, "Fear not; Telemachus has saved your life, that you may know in future, and tell other people, how greatly better good deeds prosper than evil ones."
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XXII
6  All hail, therefore, and may the gods prosper you.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XXIV
7  Such half-and-half doings never prosper.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
8  The sole places that seemed to prosper amid the general blight of the place, were the public-houses; and in them, the lowest orders of Irish were wrangling with might and main.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
9  It is not all in all sufficient to be wicked in order to prosper.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—THE LARK
10  Geniuses flash forth there, the red tails prosper there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
11  Phoebus heard, and inly granted half his vow to prosper, half he shred into the flying breezes.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK ELEVENTH
12  Where fortune seemed to allow and the Destinies granted Latinus' estate to prosper, I shielded Turnus and thy city.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK TWELFTH
13  On the contrary, they behaved towards the Romans as men behave towards those whom they see prosper, rather taking their part and courting their friendship.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I.
14  No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIV.
15  Well, there, sir, is another proof that good people are never rewarded on this earth, and that none but the wicked prosper.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
Example Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  The high street banks continue to prosper.
2  We need to create a climate in which business can prosper.
3  Language learning will give our children the skills to live and prosper within the global village.
4  Eventually he decided to move from the town where he had been known as a prosperous citizen.
5  Have a happy and prosperous year.
6  My husband joins me in hoping that you have a long and happy and prosperous life together.
7  There appeared to be a growing gulf between the prosperous south and the declining towns of the north.
8  The country was on the verge of becoming prosperous and successful.
9  The earthquake has struck one of India's most prosperous and economically significant states.
10  Most of the characters that perform in this book still live, and are prosperous and happy.
11  Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.
12  Allow me to congratulate you on the arrival of the New Year and to extend to you all my best wishes for your perfect health and lasting prosperity.
13  You have only to look around to see the prosperity of the district.
14  In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty.
15  Under the rule of Britain, the prosperity of the island increased considerably.