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It seems to me, reverend father,'' said the knight, ``that the small morsels which you eat, together with this holy, but somewhat thin beverage, have thriven with you marvellously.
He also purchased shares in other concerns conducted on the same principle; pocketed dividends made in countries which he had never visited by men whom he had never seen; bought a seat in Parliament from a poor and corrupt constituency, and helped to preserve the laws by which he had thriven.
You have thriven well in the world hitherto,' said the grinder, 'now if you could find money in your pocket whenever you put your hand in it, your fortune would be made.