Alternative Grooms: Enlist a close friend's aid to pop the question for you, complete with a traditional marriage proposal on bended knee, but instead of saying "will you marry me" they say "will you marry (insert groom's name)."
If your partner has always dreamed of a traditional proposal, a marriage proposal on bended knee is likely to be much more appreciated than a proposal at a sports game.
Consider proposing on bended knee on a beach or in a favorite nostalgic place - perhaps the scene of a first date or kiss - at sunset or under the stars.
These classic ideas are wonderful options for traditional couples: the groom on bended knee presenting a stunning diamond solitaire to his beloved.
The traditional marriage proposal typically involves the man on bended knee, respectfully asking the hand of his partner in marriage.
For many people, the traditional on bended knee proposal is tame and predictable, and they prefer more creative marriage proposals.
The Red Men accounted to the Jesuits for the spherical forms of sun and moon by saying that their appearance was caused by their bended bows.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
Previous deputies had addressed the king on their bended knees, whereas the representatives of the Catholics had been permitted to stand.
But neither could she doubt the righteousness of the prayer that was being read on bended knees.