1 So they brought in a dirty-looking fellow; and when he had sung before the king and the princess, he begged a boon.
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2 He consigned his unknown persecutors to the most horrible tortures he could imagine, and found them all insufficient, because after torture came death, and after death, if not repose, at least the boon of unconsciousness.
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3 God grants me the boon of vision unrestricted by time or space.
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4 As the eleventh hour struck, he entered with a swaggering air, attended by two of the most dissolute and reckless of his boon companions.
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5 Now he did not think life was such a boon.
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6 Meantime, now the stranger was still beseeching his poor boon of Ahab; and Ahab still stood like an anvil, receiving every shock, but without the least quivering of his own.
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7 Ardent spirits are, however, the most prized by such as he; nor would it be amiss to add some boon from your own hand, with that grace you so well know how to practise.
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8 The Palmer received the boon with another low reverence, and followed Edwina out of the apartment.
9 Gage not thy promise so lightly," said the Knight of the Fetterlock; "yet well I hope to gain the boon I shall ask.
10 And now to my boon," said the King, "which I ask not with one jot the less confidence, that thou hast refused to acknowledge my lawful sovereignty.
11 As soon as they had had enough to eat and drink, they laid down to rest and enjoyed the boon of sleep.
12 He asked, he urged, he claimed the boon of a brand snatched from the burning.
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13 The Candle is a great boon to mankind, as approved by all men.
14 For it seemed to them a boon beyond any they could have ventured to hope for, or have dreamed of demanding.
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15 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.
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