Sentence Examples


  • It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation.
  • 21-31) had brought the divine boon within reach of all.
  • His efforts in this capacity failed; but when the city was stormed (70) Titus granted him whatever boon he might ask.
  • The rapidity with which walls, piles and pontoons - stone, wood and iron - become covered with marine plants is well known, while the discovery of some effective means of preventing the fouling of the bottoms of ships by the growth of algae would be hailed as a boon by shipowners.
  • Although Earl Grey addressed a circular letter t3 all colonial governments offering them the questionable boon c c transportation, only one, the comparatively new colony of Western Australia, accepted.