No greater boon
could I ask, no greater honour could I crave, no greater happiness could I hope.
companion of the colossal elephant was a common cat
, a boon
," quoth he, as he knelt upon the ground.
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.