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  • Abu Ishak the boon-companion, on account of the tribute, and he discovered my secret and returning to thee, acquainted thee therewith.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So he went up to the Commander of the Faithful, who at once clad him in a splendid dress of honour and made him his boon-companion; appointing him a monthly pay and allowance of a thousand dinars.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Thou art from this day forth my boon-companion and I appoint to thee a monthly solde of a thousand dirhams, over and above that

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • He was, indeed, a boon-companion, generous and kind-hearted, and a delightful _raconteur_ -- "happy, conversational Meadows," as Blanchard Jerrold calls him -- when at the club, and a jovial roystering Bohemian when he left it.

    The History of "Punch"

  • These belonged to Nickey's boon-companion, the gentle Oliver Wendell Jones.

    Hepsey Burke

  • Westminster Abbey, saw the bare stone on the poet's grave, gave one of the workmen eighteenpence to cut the words in question, and posterity is still in doubt whether the word 'rare' was meant for the valuable qualities of the poet or for those of the boon-companion.

    Shakspere and Montaigne

  • Santeuil was an excellent fellow, full of wit and of life, and of pleasantries, which rendered him an admirable boon-companion.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • The next owner of the domain of Chaillot was François de Bassompierre, former friend and boon-companion of Henri IV.

    Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878

  • As he passed the borders of the camp The O'Murphy uncorked himself from a drain, and, seeing his boon-companion faring forth a-horse, abandoned the rat-strafe and trotted after him.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, June 6, 1917

  • No other critic of literature writes with the garrulous gusto of a boon-companion as Mr. Saintsbury does.

    The Art of Letters

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