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  • n  a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate

  • The movie (which, ludicrously enough, is being released as a Valentine Day's bonbon) never really answers that question.
  • Then Wayne Nish begins to chop until he's left with a mound of lamb tartar, which he molds into the shape of a bonbon and arranges on a square white plate, alongside an identical .
  • Grey sent samples last spring to such departent-store chains as Lord Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue, which quickly decided that the bonbon biscuits would make excellent Christmas .

  • Peggy Noonan in Times Online
    She is a complete elite confection,Noonan wrote. "She might as well have been a bonbon."
  • Nellie McClung in Calgary Herald
    As McClung says, "Chivalry is a poor substitute for justice. . . . Chivalry is something like the icing on the cake, sweet but not nourishing. It is like the paper lace around the bonbon box--we could get along without it."
  • Julie Buck in Boston Globe (registration)
    Vintage trailers embody both the history of film and the history of advertising, "all wrapped up into one big bonbon of fun," Buck says.

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