Being shorter than everyone else would be a boon this night; she waited until the two were out of sight before fading back toward the house.
Part of him rejoiced while another part of him thought the boon was too easily won from the creature before him. There had to be a catch. Death wouldn't agree to anything so easily. He found himself wishing for the advice of Andre or Kris, men smart where he was brash. She said nothing else and Rhyn turned away, striding out of the chamber.
Can this one boon be as bad as my cousin believes?
"I will ask my boon when next we meet," she responded.
"Then you will grant me my boon when I choose it," he said in a hard tone.
I have one more boon to claim from you, he whispered.
"You owe me a boon," she said.
A boon, my king?
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.
This is the more to be regretted by all ornithologists, since he intended to conclude with what to them would have been a very great boon - the showing in what way external characters coincided with those presented by osteology.
The completion in October 1905 of a railway putting Maseru in connexion with the South African railway system proved a great boon to the community.
For as yet he had not snatched the perilous boon of wisdom.
Drusus now sought a closer alliance with the Italians, promising them the longcoveted boon of the Roman franchise.
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.
The breaking is done by passing the stalks between grooved or fluted rollers of different pitches; these rollers, of which there may be from 5 to 7 pairs, are sometimes arranged to work alternately forwards and backwards in order to thoroughly break the woody material or " boon " of the straw, while the broken " shoves " are beaten out by suspending the fibre in a machine fitted with a series of revolving blades, which, striking violently against the flax, shake out the bruised and broken woody cores.
The law was a win for the environment.
It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation.
Besides, they said Helen's wonderful deliverance might be a boon to other afflicted children.
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.