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As the dinner got on, I became aware, little by little, that this festival was not prospering as other like festivals had prospered before it.
It appeared, on full and careful investigation, that if the wreck of property remaining in the custody of Monks (which had never prospered either in his hands or in those of his mother) were equally divided between himself and Oliver, it would yield, to each, little more than three thousand pounds.
Hence it came about that his farm and all that belonged to him prospered exceedingly.
Surviving vendors have repositioned their offerings and a fortunate few have prospered, due to renewed investment by operators in certain sectors.
From the company's beginning in 1900, with three employees in Tacoma, Washington, Weyerhaeuser has not only endured, it has prospered.