As he had promised, Bordeaux was demanding a decision to his proposal of marriage.
Accepting his proposal of marriage might be setting her up for a fall, but declining was surely something she would live to regret.
As she watched the sink fill, she considered his proposal - and that other thing.
I discussed my proposal with Molly who with wisdom beyond her years, agreed.
This isn't exactly how I planned my proposal, but I think your mother is pleased.
If he was getting ready to make an indecent proposal, she didn't want Katie to hear the squelching reply she had planned.
You men can use every ploy in the book to get a woman to submit, but if she mistakes that proposition for a proposal of marriage, right away she's blackmailing you.
Of course, a proposal of marriage was something that didn't come easy for him.
Enough to know his proposal of marriage was purely business.
When you're my age you'll wish you had taken his proposal of marriage more seriously.
The gifting of the necklace was like a proposal, only much more to the Guardians who gave the symbols of their families and histories to their chosen suitors.
Among later visits, that of Commodore Anson, in the "Centurion" (June 1741) led, on his return home, to a proposal to form an English settlement on Juan Fernandez; but the Spaniards, hearing that the matter had been mooted in England, gave orders to occupy the island, and it was garrisoned accordingly in 1750.
In 1882 - recognized the anomalous position in which he would have been placed had he accepted the proposal, and declined the proffered honour.
In February 1773 the Royal Society submitted a proposal to the king for an expedition towards the North Pole.
This proposal, however, the Eastern bishops declined to accept.
The proposal to read " Edomites " for " Syrians " in the list of bands which troubled Jehoiakim (2 Kings xxiv.
Miss Irwin seemed to have no objection to this proposal, and kindly offered to see the professors and find out if they would give me lessons.
That evening, proud of Dolokhov's proposal, her refusal, and her explanation with Nicholas, Sonya twirled about before she left home so that the maid could hardly get her hair plaited, and she was transparently radiant with impulsive joy.
Rostov had not seen him since his proposal and Sonya's refusal and felt uncomfortable at the thought of how they would meet.
Berg's proposal was at first received with a perplexity that was not flattering to him.
Julie had long been expecting a proposal from her melancholy adorer and was ready to accept it; but some secret feeling of repulsion for her, for her passionate desire to get married, for her artificiality, and a feeling of horror at renouncing the possibility of real love still restrained Boris.
To a proposal made by General Campan (who was to attack the fleches) to lead his division through the woods, Napoleon agreed, though the so-called Duke of Elchingen (Ney) ventured to remark that a movement through the woods was dangerous and might disorder the division.