The family prospered, and his grandson Yahya b.
The party, however, prospered, and grew in strength beyond all anticipation.
Coffee was introduced about 1870, and has prospered well.
In1904-1905there were famines and some native discontent in the south of Tunisia; but in general the country has prospered amazingly under the French protec torate.
Notwithstanding certain troubles from claims of the governor of New York and of the duke of York, the colony prospered, and in 1681 the first legislative assembly of the colony, consisting mainly of Quakers, was held.
The industry does not seem to have prospered, for when in 1567 an inquiry was made as to its condition, it was ascertained that only small rough goods were being made.
Work begun in Australia and New Zealand prospered, and the former country finally contributed over 1 i,000 members to the formation of the United Methodist Church of Australia, New Zealand with its 2600 members preferring to remain connected with the home country.
prospered not only in Ulster but also in the south and west.
(1391-1440), Savoy prospered in every way.
As the chief port of north-west Asia Minor, the place prospered greatly in Roman times, and the existing remains sufficiently attest its former importance.
The community prospered materially from the start.
Business prospered during the War of 1812, but fell off after the peace.
For two generations the little cause prospered, and again after persecutions in 699 and 813.
His calling was that of a merchant, in which he and his son Franz prospered, becoming ultimately wealthy.
Our republic has prospered because it fiercely protected life, liberty, and property, and must continue to do so.
This industry has prospered greatly, and the area of permanent pasture encroaches continually upon that of arable land.
After 1877 the state prospered markedly in all material respects.
Lower Burma prospered under their rule scarcely less than the Punjab.
In Tudor times the corn trade prospered here.
When the other branches and the Alexandria canal silted up, Rosetta prospered like its sister port of Damietta on the eastern branch; the main trade of the overland route to India passed through it until Mehemet Ali cut a new canal joining Alexandria to the Nile.
Though the Danes temporarily occupied the town in 1801, it preserved its freedom and gained some of the chapter lands when the imperial constitution of Germany was broken up by the act of February 1803, while trade and commerce prospered for a few years.
At first the loss of life, owing to the unhealthiness of the climate, was appalling; but in spite of that fact it gradually prospered, until it reached its present position as the second port and city of India.
confiscated most of the town property, it prospered greatly till the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War.
Here the Amahlubi prospered, and after the diamond fields had been discovered many of the young men who had been to Kimberley brought back firearms. These Langalibalele refused to register, and entered into negotiations with several tribes with the object of organizing a general revolt.
As the industry prospered, so did the European population increase.
This firm prospered for a while, and issued in 1889 Mark Twain's own comic romance, A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court, and in 1892 a less successful novel, The American Claimant.
For a few years the colony prospered, and by 1855 its membership had doubled.
Under the latter prince the country prospered greatly, and having introduced the principle of primogeniture, he died and was succeeded by his infant son, Bernard Ernest Freund (1800-1882), whose mother, Eleanora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, governed in his name until 1821.
The new settlement prospered from the start, and a valuable trade was built up with the Indians, over whom Johnson exercised an immense influence.
But although the free settlers prospered, and were enabled to purchase land on very easy terms, they were dissatisfied with the administration of justice, which was in the hands of a judge-advocate assisted by military officers, and with the absence of a free press and representative institutions.
As bishop of Hereford Dr Hampden made no change in his long-formed habits of studious seclusion, and though he showed no special ecclesiastical activity or zeal, the diocese certainly prospered in his charge.
Under de Quincey's administration the islands prospered; the cultivation of cotton and coffee was then begun, much of the land being deforested for this purpose - a deforestation practically completed when vanilla was introduced.
They prospered greatly during the 14th century, but Turkish rule put a stop to this industry after 1 459; and the revival only began in 1835, under the patronage of Prince Milosh.
Small up to the beginning of the 19th century, Holywell has increasingly prospered, thanks to lime quarries, lead, copper and zinc mines, smelting works, a shot manufactory, copper, brass, iron and zinc works; brewing, tanning and mineral water, flannel and cement works.
The land prospered rapidly during this respite from the horrors of war.
As years went by, the various Carnegie companies represented in this industry prospered to such an extent that in 1901, when they were incorporated in the United States Steel Corporation, a trust organized by Mr J.
Later with his small savings he opened a saloon, and as his business prospered became proprietor of several such establishments, in which he maintained good order.
Under the stimulus of Blair's activity religion and education prospered as never before.
The population returned to the original site after the destruction of the medieval city by Shah Abbas, and the city prospered again until its bloody siege by Nadir Shah.
Never was the Portuguese Crown richer than in the years 1715-1755; rarely had the kingdom prospered less.
During the 1 5th, 16th and 17th centuries they constituted a rich empire, which prospered until it fell under Turkish rule, when it had to suffer much from the wars fought between Turkey and Russia for the possession of the peninsula.
For a good many years there was nothing sensational in his success, but he built up a considerable business connexion and prospered in his financial operations.
More definite is the history of descent from an ennobled Spanish family which escaped from the Torquemada persecutions to Venice, there found a new home, took a new name, and prospered for six generations.
The Mahratta power grew and prospered till it embraced all western and most of central India.
In 1807-1814, owing to the war, communication was cut off with Norway and Denmark; but subsequently the colony prospered in a languid fashion.
Evil deeds long hidden, evil-doers who had long prospered, were suddenly dragged into light and disgrace.
Under the beneficent government of Rome the chief towns prospered and extended their trade; but the whole character of the country underwent a change.
In spite of its dismembered condition, and the sufferings it underwent at the hands of its French neighbours in various periods of warfare, the Rhenish territory prospered greatly and stood in the foremost rank of German culture and progress.
While the rival bands of preachers squabbled, Cromwell, like Edward I., arranged that Scottish members should sit in Westminster, and, commercially, as in the administration of fair justice, and the peace of the country, Scotland prospered under English rule.
of the city of Ekaterinoslav, and has prospered greatly since 1890.
The colony of Rensselaerwyck was the only one that prospered under the patroon system.
This industry was introduced in 1746, and has since prospered in the hands of several wealthy families which are closely connected by intermarriage, and lend each other support.
Under the Dutch the town prospered, and about 1778 an English traveller described it as a place of great trade, "a harbour filled with ships, streets crowded with merchants, and warehouses stored with goods from every part of Asia and Europe, marked the industry, the commerce, and the wealth of the inhabitants."
It was not that the Hellenistic element failed, whilst the native elements in the civilization prospered; the culture of Islam has, as a whole (from whatever causes), sunk ever lower during the centuries that have witnessed the marvellous expansion of Europe.
While the country thus prospered it also suffered greatly from the restrictions imposed by the system of international control.
Thanks to the political and religious unity which a common worship of the emperor and of Rome gave them, thanks to administrative centralization tempered by a certain amount of municipal autonomy, Gaul prospered throughout three centuries.
In the half-century from 1830 to 1880 the cloisters likewise prospered and multiplied fivefold.
Stralsund was founded in 1234, and, though several times destroyed, steadily prospered.
I) not as the great lawgiver, but as the holy prophet through whom the works of the people were prospered.
The territories of the state were enlarged; a friendly alliance was maintained with Florence; trade flourished; in 1321 the university was founded, or rather revived, by the introduction of Bolognese scholars; the principal buildings now adorning the town were begun; and the charitable institutions, which are the pride of modern Siena, increased and prospered.
The treaty of the Tafna (1837) gave Tlemcen to Abd-el-Kader, but, war being renewed in 1842, Tlemcen was definitely occupied by the French, under whom it has prospered.
He succeeded in driving the raiders away, rebuilt the walls, and during the fifty-eight years of his episcopate the town grew and prospered.
In early days a limited number of Chinese settled in the islands, intermarried with the natives and by their industry and economy generally prospered.
Materially the province prospered.
Beyond these bounds it has not greatly prospered.
At different times it was held by Pomerania, Poland, Brandenburg and Denmark, and in 1308 it fell into the hands of the Teutonic knights, under whose rule it long prospered.
A considerable period of his life thus slipped away, and his affairs had not prospered.
It had been a sharp lesson, but things seemed to go on smoothly after it, and Bacon's affairs prospered.
They encountered many difficulties and some suffering in their early days, but on the whole they throve and prospered.
Yet on the whole the country prospered.
Under his patronage the town rapidly prospered.
In 1821, it is true, all the bishops and many of their flock were put to death by way of discouraging sympathies with the Greeks; but successors were soon consecrated, by bishops sent from *Antioch at the request of the patriarch of Constantinople, and on the whole the Church has prospered.
Mistress Caitlin was delighted to see her brother and equally delighted that their mission had prospered.
The incomes of ethnic minorities Some minority groups have prospered in Britain, but others remain severely disadvantaged.
Where Baird failed, today's TV execs have prospered.
The Levesons prospered from the wool trade to such a degree that by the fifteenth century they were the wealthiest family in the area.
Dublin also prospered in many ways, and for years the leading goldsmiths and jewelers in that city were Huguenots or their descendants.
The Lord prospered his word preached to many listening souls, from Heb. IV.
think, madam, how far we have prospered, and against what odds!
prospered thanks to the growth of industry.
The town prospered in the 18th century with the advent of turnpike roads.
All went well: business prospered little by little.
The firm prospered through a series of mergers with European firms designed to take advantage of the hastening pace of integration on the continent.
Domestic policy Kulturkampf Germany experienced an economic boom as her economy prospered.
This important French city originally prospered from the silk trade, which paid for many of the lovely Renaissance buildings you'll see here.
prospered as a center for trade in coarse woolen cloth.
prospered exceedingly in the struggle for existence.
prospered greatly of late years.
prospered in the 18th century with the advent of turnpike roads.
A visit would not have prospered, not least because of the widespread conviction in Washington that Wilson's peace initiative was largely self-serving.
It grows just above normal spring tide high water mark and has prospered after assiduous protection by members of the island community.
During this period many immigrant labourers settled here; for the ironworks and dynamite factory of Baracaldo prospered greatly, owing to the increased output of the Biscayan mines, the extension of railways in the neighbourhood, and the growth of shipping at Bilbao.
Its trade and commerce prospered and in the 15th century it attained the summit of its prosperity, ruling over a district about 300 sq.
A visit would not have prospered, not least because of the widespread conviction in Washington that Wilson 's peace initiative was largely self-serving.
Roxy was the result, and in the years since its conception, the line has prospered, with Roxy footwear, eyewear and denim joining the swimsuits and sportswear it started off with.
Authorized after many difficulties to organize a private bank of deposit and account, which being well conceived prospered and revived commerce, Law proposed to lighten the treasury by the profits accruing to a great maritime and colonial company.
The rebels had hoped for assistance from Urquiza, but the powerful governor of Entre Rios maintained the peace in his province, which under his firm and beneficent rule had greatly prospered, and the revolutionary movement was quickly subdued.
Many weavers fled to Holland and England, the duke took up his residence in the strong castle of Vilvorde, and Brussels prospered at the expense of Louvain.
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