If you ask it for pain-killer it will not give you a bonbon
There was ice cream, actually two dishes of it, pink and white, and cake and fruit and distracting french bonbons
and, in the middle of the table, four great bouquets of hot house flowers.
He kissed them and promised to bring them back bonbons
I liked bonbons
too in those days, Miss Eyre, and I was croquant--(overlook the barbarism)--croquant chocolate comfits, and smoking alternately, watching meantime the equipages that rolled along the fashionable streets towards the neighbouring opera-house, when in an elegant close carriage drawn by a beautiful pair of English horses, and distinctly seen in the brilliant city-night, I recognised the'voiture' I had given Celine.
A born confidant to all the little intrigues of the work-rooms, the chevalier never passed the door, which usually stood open, without giving something to his little ducks,--chocolate, bonbons, ribbons, laces, gilt crosses, and such like trifles adored by grisettes; consequently, the kind old gentleman was adored in return.
Instead of the choicest bonbons wrapped in bank-bills, he gallantly presented paper-bags full of toffee.
Madame de Villefort wiped his forehead, pressed her lips upon it, and sent him back with the ball in one hand and some bonbons
in the other.
May, they told him, was in the dining-room inspecting the mound of Jacqueminot roses and maidenhair in the centre of the long table, and the placing of the Maillard bonbons
in openwork silver baskets between the candelabra.
For a time she enjoyed it, for it was all new to her, and the various pretty devices were very charming; but, by and by, that bitter weed, envy, cropped up again, and she could not feel happy to be left out in the cold, while the other girls were getting gay tissue-paper suits, droll bonbons
, flowers, ribbons, and all manner of tasteful trifles in which girlish souls delight.
He brought little gifts to the young lady, artificial flowers, bonbons
on New- Year's day and pretty boxes for her birthday.
GLASS JARS Round bonbon
glass jar, Shabby Store, www.
Finally, even operetta, a genre often considered a musical bonbon
, can deepen its meaning during a state of war.