Usage examples for PROSPECTS

  1. Such an accident would be fatal to my prospects; and, if possible, I must not risk it. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  2. Let me hear from you and about the Farm and its prospects. – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  3. That this party is strong, and is daily becoming stronger, is very true: the stronger it becomes the worse will be the prospects of the United States. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  4. Do not compromise your prospects. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  5. She destroyed our prospects and our happiness, upon my honor. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  6. Kit flew home with joyous heart to tell her mother of her good prospects. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  7. The foolish writers who insist on one's reading through their manuscript poems and stories ought to know how fatal the request is to their prospects. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  8. But I should like to know of these present circumstances, these prospects which make you look so happy. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  9. The roar of the wind about the frail building rendered the prospects of the return journey strongly discouraging. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  10. He had come to the dinner that he might discover, in the freedom of soul which follows a feast, what Alfred Dinks's prospects really were, and what his father would do for him. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  11. Seldom has the press done more to destroy the prospects of peace. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  12. Once more they were all four together; but under what different circumstances, and with what different prospects from those which attended their separation at Eton! – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  13. And yet she is the last person in the world to whom I ought to go for money to improve her prospects as well as my own. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  14. Why, when his father died, he, poor fellow, had to leave college, and give up all his prospects to gain a living anyhow, to keep his poor sick mother and his sister. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  15. Still, I cannot say that I think your prospects golden. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  16. The prospects of Dorjiling itself are neither doubtful nor insignificant. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  17. " If we go away together," he said, " good- by to my prospects, and yours too." – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins