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Re: Wedding Proposal
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1892  Thursday, 4 November 1999.

[1]     From:   Carol A Cole <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 3 Nov 1999 11:38:28 -0500 (EST)
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.1880 Re: Wedding Proposal

[2]     From:   Marion Aston <
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        Date:   Wednesday, 03 Nov 1999 22:54:12 +0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 10.1870 Please Help with My Wedding Proposal


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From:           Carol A Cole <
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Date:           Wednesday, 3 Nov 1999 11:38:28 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 10.1880 Re: Wedding Proposal
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1880 Re: Wedding Proposal

Dear Ron,

I see that a number of listmembers have written in with lovely
suggestions, from which you probably can find one that suits you.  My
only qualm is with the horse and knight suit.  Unless your intended is
really into reenactment spectacle, you might rethink that part.  If
plain old you isn't enough (and I should hope it would be), how about a
tux and roses?

Best of luck in any case, and please do let us know how it turns out.

Carol (silver anniversary this year and still going strong)

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From:           Marion Aston <
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Date:           Wednesday, 03 Nov 1999 22:54:12 +0000
Subject: 10.1870 Please Help with My Wedding Proposal
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1870 Please Help with My Wedding Proposal

Why not try the proposal scene from Henry V - okay, you are not a King
- but you certainly come on like one.  You might have the modify the
text a little (I've left out the references to France etc.)

If you are devastatingly handsome, maybe this is not the text for you.

Good luck!

'..by mine honour, in true English, I swear I love thee, by which honour
I dare not swear thou lovest me. Yet my blood begins to flatter me that
thou dost notwithstanding the poor and untempering effect of my visage.
Now beshrew my father's ambition.  He was thinking of civil wars when he
got me: therefore I was created with a stubborn outside, with an aspect
of iron, that when I come to woo ladies I fright them. But in faith
(insert name) the elder I wax the better I shall appear: my comfort is
that old age, that ill layer on of beauty, can do no more spoil upon my
face; thous hast me, if thou hast me, at the worst!  And thou shalt wear
me, if thou wear me, better and better.

And therefore tell me, most fair (insert name) will you have me?

If that doesn't melt her heart, I don't know what will.  You can't lose!

Marion Aston
 

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