Sentence Examples

  • C. 15) rendered compulsory the slaughter of imported live stock at the place of landing, a boon for which British stock-breeders had striven for many years.
  • It was proposed to couple the boon with a veto on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops.
  • It wasP certainly not a boon for England that her present sovereign was destined to remain within her borders for the greater part of his remaining years.
  • This boon was secured to the colony in 1828, and the press soon became a powerful agent, characterized by public spirit and literary ability.
  • He was born in 1877, and, under the care of his mother, a daughter of the ruling house of Persia, was given not only that religious and oriental education which his position as the religious leader of the Ismailiahs made indispensable, but a sound European training, a boon denied to his father and grandfather.

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