You are very happy, Mr. Boniface; pray what other company have you in town?
Boniface to Cuthberht and others, year 735, in Migne's "Patrologia," vol.
Old Saunders--I remember him like yesterday--was not a mere drunken sot or a Boniface of the hostelry.
As you wished, true, Boniface, but I can love you in another manner.
Oh, I was only looking if there was not a crown in your pocket for your friend Boniface.
Oh, do not cry like that, mademoiselle; it is your poor Boniface who begs you.
Boniface in all probability then anointed the head appointed by the Pope to wear the French crown.
Luckily it was only Buvat, and Boniface profited by his entrance to depart.
Boniface, who hated the Celts and all their usages, eagerly undertook the task, and he went into Thuringia.
"You were right not to draw," continued the Boniface with a sharp look.
"innkeeper," from Will Boniface, character in George Farquhar's comedy "The Beaux' Stratagem" (1707).
Contrary to the common opinion, this name derives not from Latin bonifacius 'well-doer,' but from bonifatius, from bonum 'good' and fatum 'fate.' The change to Bonifacius was due to pronunciation and from this was deduced a false etymology. Bonifatius is frequent on Latin inscriptions. Bonifacius is found only twice and these late (Thesaurus) ["Dictionary of English Surnames"]