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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 Context
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 Context
Laurie went by in the afternoon, and seeing Meg at the window, seemed suddenly possessed with a melodramatic fit, for he fell down on one knee in the snow, beat his breast, tore his hair, and clasped his hands imploringly, as if begging some boon.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
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 Context
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 Context
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 Context
But now, sir, be pleased to send us all to bed, that we may lie down and enjoy the blessed boon of sleep.
And to themselves in these the days that try their souls, the chance to soar in the dim blue air above the smoke is to their finer spirits boon and guerdon for what they lose on earth by being black.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
Thomas Traddles, to our present abode, and there reciprocate the wishes natural to the occasion, you will confer a Boon.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context