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boon
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David Copperfield
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  • You really are a Boon, you know.’
  • We were all extremely glad to see Traddles so put down, and exalted Steerforth to the skies: especially when he told us, as he condescended to do, that what he had done had been done expressly for us, and for our cause; and that he had conferred a great boon upon us by unselfishly doing it.
  • And then, and not till then, I said to Annie, "Annie, Doctor Strong will not only be your husband, but he will represent your late father: he will represent the head of our family, he will represent the wisdom and station, and I may say the means, of our family; and will be, in short, a Boon to it."
  • If, on the eve of such a departure, you will accompany our mutual friend, Mr. Thomas Traddles, to our present abode, and there reciprocate the wishes natural to the occasion, you will confer a Boon ’On ’One ’Who ’Is ’Ever yours, ’WILKINS MICAWBER.’

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  • More weapons would be a boon as well.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The first boon has been that when the flu arrived on campus last week, we knew in minutes who brought it.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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