Benares conducts a flourishing trade by rail and river with the surrounding country.
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.
The lace manufacture was introduced by Flemish refugees, and was flourishing in the reign of Charles I.
The Church of England has a flourishing mission, with a native pastorate.