Sentence Examples


  • "You owe me a boon," she said.
  • For as yet he had not snatched the perilous boon of wisdom.
  • "Then you will grant me my boon when I choose it," he said in a hard tone.
  • At that time it was the custom to call up the whole able-bodied population of the manor, with the exception of the housewives for two, three or more days of mowing and reaping on the lord's fields; to these boon-works the peasantry was asked or invited by special summons, and their value was so far appreciated that the villagers were usually treated to meals in cases where they were again and again called off from their own fields to the demesne.
  • Can this one boon be as bad as my cousin believes?