comfortable circumstances

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See: prosperity
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You must remember that he is now in comfortable circumstances, and he will pay you such wages as you have never been paid before.
Hilbery was forced to acknowledge her claims, for though in comfortable circumstances, she was extremely dull, unattractive, connected in some oblique fashion with literature, and had been touched to the verge of tears, on one occasion, by an afternoon call.
Another comfortable circumstance was the reference which she made to her promise of never marrying any other man; for however disinterested he might imagine his passion, and notwithstanding all the generous overtures made in his letter, I very much question whether he could have heard a more afflicting piece of news than that Sophia was married to another, though the match had been never so great, and never so likely to end in making her completely happy.
Abaaoud, killed by French security forces in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, joins all the other sons (mainly sons) who could not abide the future despite comfortable circumstances and opted to take refuge from it in the all-resolving ideology of jihadist violence.
Since the international refugee convention was introduced in 1951, it has been about sharing our comparatively comfortable circumstances with people in need.
They belonged to all classes of society, but most of them were obviously in comfortable circumstances, and some were really wellto-do.
A producer can afford to invest in shooting at such unusual locations without having to cut costs on any other front, even if the choice of a place need not be accompanied by comfortable circumstances for shooting, thereby necessitating much higher expenditure.
His estate came to her after her mother's death and put her into comfortable circumstances.
Those with limited incomes can no longer aspire to perform Haj in comfortable circumstances," he told Sabr news site.
Into these comfortable circumstances rushes Will Kwan's first exhibition in his native city.
It wasn't enough however, as Manama held on for a win in far less comfortable circumstances than they probably would have liked.
Those celebrating Christmas in comfortable circumstances should remember those less fortunate.