And now, O king," he said, "take me to my couch that we may lie down and enjoy the blessed boon of sleep.
Even so has Achilles flung aside all pity, and all that conscience which at once so greatly banes yet greatly boons him that will heed it.
No greater boon
could I ask, no greater honour could I crave, no greater happiness could I hope.
Availing himself of his friendly relations with Pierre as a boon
companion, Dolokhov had come straight to his house, and Pierre had put him up and lent him money.
That passionate breast no longer asked for life; but for one boon
it craved: to see Peter show bad form before it was cold forever.
and so on, but the pursuit was delayed while they discussed who should march in front, and this gave Duchess Brownie time to cast herself before the Queen and demand a boon
But whilst he was congratulating himself on having such a nice story to tell to his boon
companion, Jacob, that worthy was on his road to Delft; and, thanks to the swiftness of the horse, had already the start of Rosa and her companion by four leagues.
But what is this boon
, rogue, which you would crave?
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon
of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
This fortune was a great boon
to him; for, though he might have made millions of dollars by exploiting two or three of his chemical discoveries relative to new processes of dyeing, it was always repugnant to him to use for his own private gain the wonderful gift of invention he had received from nature.
I thought of how many happy people there were in Europe, Asia, and America, and everywhere, who were sleeping peacefully in their beds, and did not have to get up and see the Rigi sunrise--people who did not appreciate their advantage, as like as not, but would get up in the morning wanting more boons
These scientific men," Lady Anselman declared, "are great boons
to the country, but as parent I am afraid they are just a little thoughtless.