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 n.  blessing; benefit bestowed, especially in response to a request
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  So they brought in a dirty-looking fellow; and when he had sung before the king and the princess, he begged a boon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
3  God grants me the boon of vision unrestricted by time or space.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
5  Now he did not think life was such a boon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.
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.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
8  The Palmer received the boon with another low reverence, and followed Edwina out of the apartment.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Gage not thy promise so lightly," said the Knight of the Fetterlock; "yet well I hope to gain the boon I shall ask.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
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.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
11  As soon as they had had enough to eat and drink, they laid down to rest and enjoyed the boon of sleep.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
12  He asked, he urged, he claimed the boon of a brand snatched from the burning.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
13  The Candle is a great boon to mankind, as approved by all men.
Anthem By Ayn Rand
Get Context   In PART SEVEN
14  For it seemed to them a boon beyond any they could have ventured to hope for, or have dreamed of demanding.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LI.
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.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  Parks are a great boon to people in big cities.
2  The building scheme comes as an enormous boon for the building industry.
3  Radio is a boon to the blind.
4  These machines have proved a real boon to disabled people.
5  The recent rains that filled our empty reservoirs were a boon to the whole community.
6  When the pie was all finished, the Owl, as a boon, Was kindly permitted to pocket the spoon.
7  A fully fledged ocean-crossing cable helps them detect all sorts of seismic rumbles; that would be a boon to geologists who focus on the Eurasian and African tectonic plates.