1 To propose a vote of thanks to the gifted lady.
2 "That is just what I was about to venture to propose," returned the doctor with a smile.
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3 To my thinking now," said the Jester, who was frequently wont to act as peace-maker in the family, "our master did not propose to hurt Fangs, but only to affright him.
4 Nobody that wishes me well, I am sure, would propose it.
5 He is still able to think and act; and I write, by his desire, to propose your returning home.
6 To prove to you that I am disposed to trust you, I tell you without reserve, that we propose to extort the secret, whatever it may be, from the fear of this man Monks.
7 Elizabeth had nothing to propose of deeper efficacy.
8 Then, forgetting to think of it, she was at the other end of the room, beautifying a nosegay; then, she ate her cold meat; and then she was well enough to propose a little walk.
9 I wish his friends would propose it to him.
10 As we have now opened our minds a bit, miss," he said, "I'll tell you what I have got to propose.
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11 "You seem to take a very mild interest in what I propose, little or much," said Clym, with tolerable warmth.
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12 It was sheer frenzy of this sort which made him throw his hands up into the air when his father, at their last interview, was goading him on to propose to Miss Turner.
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13 Then perhaps you would mention that I propose to do so.
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14 I do not propose to appear in the matter at all.
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15 This northern air is invigorating and pleasant, so I propose to spend a few days upon your moors, and to occupy my mind as best I may.
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