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The boon I crave is that you will place it in my hands and let me die still grasping it.
I trust your boon regards yourself and no other; for in that which concerns the honour of my house, it is scarce fitting that a stranger should mingle.
And now to my boon,'' said the King, ``which I ask not with one jot the loss confidence, that thou hast refused to acknowledge my lawful sovereignty.
Thy first boon is granted," said the king, slipping the kaross from his shoulders and showing the great breast beneath.
But he smiled to perceive that this governor's example would awaken no turbulent ambition in the lower orders; for it was a king's gracious boon alone that made the ship-carpenter a ruler.
He was, in fact, a boon companion; as all veteran Canadian traders are apt to be.
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 of Providence.
ROMANTIC fiction publishers Mills & Boon have launched a guide to modern romance - with dos and don'ts of love in the digital age.
MURRYS ACT is 5-2 with the sponsor for the Coral Coronation Cup - and a shortest 9-4 with Hills - following his superb heat victory in the 575m Romford competition on Friday, but trainer Kevin Boon has major reservations following yesterday's semi-final draw.
Tabcorp is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr Harry Boon as a Non-Executive Director with effect from close of business today.
When 16-year-old Robert Boon lied about his age to join the Arkansas National Guard in 1939, he wasn't interested in shooting guns or wearing a snappy uniform.
Geoffrey Boon, 41, nearly hit a police car and went through a red light as an "extensive police chase" began in July last year.