Benares conducts a flourishing trade by rail and river with the surrounding country.
At this time Boston was the most flourishing town of North America.
The Church of England has a flourishing mission, with a native pastorate.
A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski."
Eventually they determined to seek a new home in the west, where they already had flourishing colonies, e.g.