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Word: prosperity

Definition: good fortune and financial success; physical well-being


Sentences Containing 'prosperity'

A brief period of prosperity ensued during the 1930s when the price of gold rose.
Abbott's words described the North as a place of prosperity and justice.
About the prosperity of the great empire, in the government of which that vote gives him a share, he seldom cares at all.
Alberta Alberta prosperity certificates British Columbia PS126-128.
Brian Kirk was also nominated for Directing, but lost to Lenny Abrahamson of "Prosperity".
But as statuaries and painters are not likely to be worse rewarded in times of wealth and prosperity, than in times of poverty and depression, so gold and silver are not likely to be worse paid for.
But the postwar prosperity of farming ended with the 1970s.
But the rate of profit does not, like rent and wages, rise with the prosperity, and fall with the declension of the society.
During the days of his prosperity, not a festivity took place without himself and wife being among the spectators.
Following this, Osiris returns to Khandaq, vowing to restore the kingdom to its former prosperity.
Harkin further developed national parks with the goal of economic prosperity.
He arrived at a time of booming prosperity.
He directed with excellent judgment and prosperity for over 30 years.
He knows that the permanent grandeur of his family depends upon the prosperity of his people, and he will never knowingly ruin that prosperity for the sake of any momentary interest of his own.
He will increase in strength and honor by struggling with adversity, which he will convert into prosperity.
His reign of three decades saw a revival of strength and prosperity of the empire.
Holland is at present in this situation; and a considerable part of ancient Italy seems to have been so during the prosperity of the Romans.
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I know your prosperity is great, you rascal; you are to marry the daughter of Danglars.''
In China, it is considered the color of good fortune and prosperity, and it is the color traditionally worn by brides.
In the height of their prosperity there were in Majorca more than a thousand Jewish families.
In their unanimous unity does lie the prosperity of Kurram valley.
Labour is there so well rewarded, that a numerous family of children, instead of being a burden, is a source of opulence and prosperity to the parents.
Once Yangzhou's wealth prosperity were gone, it was then considered to be part of Jiangbei, the "backwater".
One prominent advocacy group in favor of TABOR is Americans for Prosperity.
Pitti's prosperity declined from 1464, following the death of Cosimo, his patron.
Prosperity USA was funded through Americans for Prosperity (AFP), which has previously employed both Cain and Block.
Since leaving the SDC, Porritt has publicly supported the report Prosperity Without Growth.
Sri is also the sacred of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity.
The construction of the railway between Ruse and Varna in 1866 which passed through the village and brought some economic prosperity.
The course of its prosperity returned as soon as it was relieved from that oppression.
The increase of those metals will, in this case, be the effect, not the cause, of the public prosperity.
The late king of Denmark dissolved this company, and since that time the prosperity of these colonies has been very great.
The Lord had showered prosperity on his family even without asking for it.
The most decisive mark of the prosperity of any country is the increase of the number of its inhabitants.
The prosperity of Bin led to attacks from the Xunyu, Hunyu, or Di.
Their operation in the one way may endure for many centuries, but in the other it can last no longer than the lives of some of the workmen who were bred to the business in the time of its prosperity.
Their real price, the quantity of labour which they can purchase or command, rises in times of poverty and distress, and sinks in times of opulence and prosperity, which are always times of great abundance; for they could not otherwise be times of opulence and prosperity.
There is a big difference in prosperity between the regions.
They may flourish amidst the ruin of their country, and begin to decay upon the return of its prosperity.
They unveil the bride and adorn her with flower garlands and sprinkle puffed rice on her (a sign of prosperity).
Though we have many substantial houses of brick or stone, the prosperity of the farmer is still measured by the degree to which the barn overshadows the house.
To complain of it, is to lament over the necessary cause and effect of the greatest public prosperity.
Under the rule of Aghlabid sovereigns, Kairouan was at its apogee, and the mosque profited from this period of stability and prosperity.
Well, here's your good health landlord, and prosperity to your house.
When profit diminishes, merchants are very apt to complain that trade decays, though the diminution of profit is the natural effect of its prosperity, or of a greater stock being employed in it than before.
When we are in want of necessaries, we must part with all superfluities, of which the value, as it rises in times of opulence and prosperity, so it sinks in times of poverty and distress.
With the advent of extensive irrigation, prosperity and population growth came to northern Tamaulipas.
You see I am obliged to economize, in case your prosperity should cease.
your mother's a nice woman, young Jerry, going a praying agin your father's prosperity.

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