1 He must think her a fool if he offered her a proposition like that, instead of the proposal of matrimony she had been expecting.
2 You are coming to me with a business proposition.
3 And yet, when I had the effrontery to make you this same proposition, you turned me out of the house.
4 Surely someone will turn up to accept your interesting proposition.
5 After this talk the man made inquiries concerning Jurgis, and a couple of days later he came to him with an interesting proposition.
6 There had come to Scully a proposition to nominate a certain rich brewer who lived upon a swell boulevard that skirted the district, and who coveted the big badge and the "honorable" of an alderman.
7 Scully had accepted the offer, and then gone to the Republicans with a proposition.
8 And when the auditor had asserted his non-comprehension, he would proceed to elucidate by some new proposition, yet more appalling.
9 Before the stranger could make any reply to this unexpected proposition, another horseman dashed the bushes aside, and leaped his charger into the pathway, in front of his companion.
10 A suppressed, but still distinct murmur of approbation ran through the crowd at this generous proposition; even the fiercest among the Delaware warriors manifesting pleasure at the manliness of the intended sacrifice.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 30
11 The proposition pleased the two others, and they set out on their way together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN
12 As Franz had sufficient time, and his apartments at Rome were not yet available, he accepted the proposition.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
13 At Madame de Villefort's proposition he instantly winked his eyes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort.
14 The procureur arose, delighted with the proposition, but his wife slightly changed color.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
15 But I was bewildered, perplexed, and unable to arrange my ideas sufficiently to understand the full extent of his proposition.