Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section V. Results of Voluntary Action
PROSPERITY, welfare, well-being; affluence (wealth) [See Wealth]; success [See Success]; thrift, roaring trade; good -, smiles of - fortune; blessings, godsend; bed of roses; fat of the land, milk and honey, loaves and fishes, fleshpots of Egypt.
LUCK; good -, run of- luck; sunshine; fair -weather, - wind; fair wind and no favor; palmy -, bright -, halcyon- days; piping times, tide, flood, high tide.
GOLDEN AGE, golden time, Saturnia regna [L.], Saturnian age.
MAN OF SUBSTANCE, made man, lucky dog, enfant gâté [F.], spoiled child of fortune.
UPSTART, parvenu, nouveau riche [F.], narikin [Jap.], skipjack [dial. Eng.], mushroom.
PROSPER, thrive, flourish; be prosperous &c. adj.; drive a roaring trade; go on -well, - smoothly, - swimmingly; sail before the wind, swim with the tide; run -smooth, - smoothly, - on all fours [colloq.].
rise -, get on- in the world; work -, make- ones way; look up; lift -, raise- ones head, make ones fortune, feather ones nest, make ones pile [slang].
flower, blow, blossom, bloom, fructify, bear fruit, fatten, batten.
keep oneself afloat; keep -, hold- ones head above water; light -, fall- on ones -legs, - feet; drop into a good thing; bear a charmed life; bask in the sunshine; have a good (or fine) time of it; have a run, - of luck; have the good fortune &c. n. to; take a favorable turn; live -on the fat of the land, - in clover, - on velvet.
PROSPEROUS; thriving &c. v.; in a fair way, buoyant; well off, well to do, well to live [archaic], set up [colloq.], well to do in the world; at ones ease; rich [See Wealth]; in good case; in full feather, in high feather; fortunate, lucky, in luck; born with a silver spoon in ones mouth, born under a lucky star; on the sunny side of the hedge.
palmy, halcyon; agreeable [See Pleasurableness]; couleur de rose [F.].
AUSPICIOUS, propitious, providential.
PROSPEROUSLY &c. adj.; swimmingly; as good luck would have it; beyond all -expectation, - hope; beyond ones deserts; beyond the dreams of avarice.
Ones star in the ascendant.
All for the best.
Ones course runs smooth.
Chacun est lartisan de sa fortune.
Donec eris felix multos numerabis amicos.Ovid
Felicitas multos habet amicos.
Felix se nescit amari.Lucan
Good luck go with thee.Henry V
Nulli est homini perpetuum bonum.Plautus
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.Bible