Origin of prosperous
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Prosperous old gentlemen pacing home, rotund in their buttoned-up coats, had clear drops at the end of their noses.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
Prosperous communities sprang up in eastern Oregon and Washington.
Prosperous farms and farmhouses are all about, the farmhouses standing high on the green, rounded tops of the hills.Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway|Effie Price Gladding
It does not appear that the success of Tull upon "Prosperous Farm" was such as to give a large warrant for its name.
Prosperous and well-governed States were ever in peril of invasion by barbarous peoples.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie