<we are as well to do>, as well could be.

park sang joon

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Korean
The narrator recalls his the middle years of his life.
Now, He is a very famous writer.
He has been married to his old friend Agnes for ten years with three children.
One day, someone visits him, it was his old nurse's elder brother Mr. Peggotty who had emigrated to Austrailira about a dozen years ago with the narrator's old freidns and acquaintances.
Chapter 63 A VISITOR
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'And now tell us,' said I, 'everything relating to your fortunes.'
'Our fortuns, Mas'r Davy,' he rejoined, 'is soon told. We haven't fared nohows, but fared to thrive. <-----Excess quote removed by moderator (Florentia52)----->What with sheep-farming, and what with stock-farming, and what with one thing and what with t'other, we are as well to do, as well could be.
[David Copperfield by Charles Dickens]
I'd like to know what "we are as well to do" means.
Thank you in advance for your help.
 
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