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    1. ‘Forgive me for not being receptive to your theory, Mister Lyndau, but you proffer no evidence

    2. The younger man remained outside of the silken ropes of the actual lineup; but came up to proffer his dad a cup of coffee from the courtesy urn by the window

    3. Patrick Proffer established

    4. story up, to proffer the possibility that none of this could ever be

    5. 1 The story of Rebecca's love for Jesus was whispered about Nazareth and later on at Capernaum, so that, while in the years to follow many women loved Jesus even as men loved him, not again did he have to reject the personal proffer of another good woman's devotion

    6. At any rate it affords me real pleasure to proffer my services

    7. He went on to say that Jesus had accepted his proffer of service and suggested that he (Simon) likewise go to Jesus and offer himself for fellowship in the service of the new kingdom

    8. 22 "But even now I offer you in my Father's name mercy and forgiveness; even now I proffer the loving hand of eternal fellowship

    9. proffer a theory or idea, to ask about the metallurgy or to

    10. The solutions he will proffer to the problems

    11. longer fools, we can’t proffer aid to those who follow us

    12. Fred took an awkward moment to transfer the pizza to his left hand so he could proffer his right

    13. enough to proffer a scrap of food it would snatch suddenly at their fingers leaving teeth marks

    14. If the second gender of this species really wants to improve things, they’d be smart to study the history I proffer here

    15. But didn"t we just admit this is not an area of government involvement? Yes, but that does not mean that, as a society, we cannot promote expectations, proffer judgments, and bring back shame

    16. shoulders as she struggled to rise, steadying her, through her still fuzzy vision she saw him proffer a bottle, “It’s only water,” he said quietly, “just to rinse your mouth out

    17. Ancestral religions may have evolved from superstition, but they proffer spirituality and good will through times both good and bad

    18. The new hire can proffer

    19. ' This was the man next to the sweet-lady, leaning across her to proffer the packet

    20. It is of course the privilege of gods to control their apparent outward form, even to other gods; the Fate of the Discworld was currently a kindly man in late middle age, greying hair brushed neatly around features that a maiden would confidently proffer a glass of small beer to, should they appear at her back door

    21. "Say on," cried Alice; "to what, dearest Cora? Oh! that the proffer were made to me! to save you, to cheer our aged father, to restore Duncan, how cheerfully could I die!"

    22. On a Friday afternoon in the heart of June, she was supposed to meet with Daddy’s lawyers to vet the terms of a revised proffer

    23. Casaubon did not proffer, and she turned to the window to admire the view

    24. Coxtart she saw as her Enemy, not her Protector, but an Enemy to be wheedl’d, cajol’d, and outwitted, whilst the other Wenches she conceiv’d not as True Friends, but rather as Temporary Allies, to be woo’d when they could proffer Aid and Assistance, yet avoided like the very Plague when they could not

    25. The Last, but not the Least, of her Complaints was the Solitary Life our Household led, for she was much accustom’d to having the Vails that a fine Household provides for its Servants; and how could she receive Vails, said she, unless we invited Guests to proffer ’em? (Then, as now, Belinda, ’twas the Custom for the Parting Guest at a Great Dinner to grease the Servants’ Hands with Shillings ere he could be sure to reclaim his Hat and Cloak; thus Mrs

    26. Nevertheless, I'll proffer a judgment: While many media businesses will remain economic marvels in comparison with American industry generally, they will prove considerably less marvelous than I, the industry, or lenders thought would be the case only a few years ago

    27. 64: Majesté! The sycophant Ricardo is the first to proffer the new title, which was supposed to belong to emperors alone

    28. Also, Poles came around me to proffer their services, but I heeded none of them

    29. On this state of the subject I observe that nothing in the act indicates whether the object of the United States, in providing for this eventual commercial condition, was its own benefit, convenience, or pleasure; or whether it was in the nature of a proffer to foreign nations

    30. But it is said that the act was, in truth, a proffer to the two belligerents, of commerce to the obsequious nation, prohibition of commerce to the contumacious nation

    31. But inasmuch as there is, in the terms of the act, no indication of such a proffer, it follows that its nature must arise from the circumstances of the case; and that the whole of the obligation, whatever it is, grows out of an honorable understanding, and nothing else

    32. The nature of this proffer is that of a proposition upon terms

    33. " If B refuses, does A, under the circumstances of such a declaration, violate any obligation, should he refuse to permit the passage? Might not A urge with great color and force of argument, that this arrangement was the effect of your solicitation and assurance that B would be tempted by such a proffer, and that the revocation of B was required, by the terms, to be the consequence of A's declaration, for the very purpose of indicating that it must be anterior to the fact of A's effectual revocation? But let this be as it will; suppose that you, on the first of November, in consequence of A's assurance, had sent your servants and teams to bring home your products, and A should seize your oxen, and teams and products, and drive your servants, after having stripped them, from his farm, and should tell you, that he should keep this, and all other property of yours, on which he can lay his hands, for three months, and then he should restore it to you, or not, as he saw fit, according to his opinion of your good behavior

    34. The proffer we made, if such be the character of that act, was only to revive the non-intercourse law against the contumacious belligerent, after three months had expired from the date of the proclamation

    35. " What think you, sir? Would you ratify such an arrangement if you could help it? Does a proffer of settlement, connected with such language, look like a disposition or an intention to conciliate? I appeal to the common sense of mankind on the point

    36. the proffer we made was only to revive the non-intercourse law against the contumacious belligerent, after three months from the date of the proclamation, 376;

    1. She stepped forward, ignoring the proffered hand, and walked into the kitchen

    2. It also meant that we were being held in the heart of enemy territory, well away, as far as we knew, from any government agency or army, and so our proffered location offered us little hope of successful escape

    3. ‘For me?’ Iain said, puzzled but taking the proffered envelope all the same

    4. ’ He said, taking the proffered beverage from her and taking a long draught of it

    5. and now the milk, which caused the fuss over your proffered loot,

    6. A few of the other men accepted the proffered smokes

    7. The older man grasped the proffered palm and shook it warmly

    8. Miss Hill was charmed and delighted at the attentive service presented by the adorable girls and said so as she graciously accepted the proffered victuals

    9. Arnie took the proffered letter and clipped it to his board, then

    10. The Sportsman received the proffered rod, noted the brief specifications inscribed on it indicating its intended line weight, length, and date of manufacture, then he carefully looked over its construction, made a flick of the wrist gesture to test its flex and handed it back to Mr

    11. Weakly, she took the glass from him and proffered it to Sheila’s uncomprehending lips

    12. ” The host proffered a cup to his guest

    13. Jean shuffled hesitantly towards the proffered seat, unsure

    14. “Here we are,” and he proffered the swatches for inspection

    15. different welcome - and took the proffered seat with a

    16. the proffered hand and left as quickly as his shaking legs

    17. Harry raised his eyebrows in receipt of the proffered wire, and slit it open, read it silently and smiled

    18. Harry and Kaitlyn, as they had in each shop thus far, whispered between themselves while Chloe inspected the proffered handiworks

    19. They discussed Harold's proffered position, his hopes for their new home in Stratford, and Harry's own background

    20. took the proffered mug, sniffed at its contents, and pulled

    21. sank into the proffered chair, unable to take her eyes off

    22. The proffered food was taken without hesitation, and was

    23. proffered phone and began dialling

    24. “Nor shun the blessing proffered to thy arms,

    25. ” Captain Melstone took the proffered bottle from the Sergeant and took a deep drink from it which it looked like he enjoyed while this was going on the rest of the lads round the well had taken their puttees off and were lowering bottles down into it and filling them as fast as they could

    26. He proffered it to Rosemary, but she quickly shook her head

    27. Paul topped a bottle of beer and proffered it to Jack

    28. immediately proffered the small box in gold wrapping that was

    29. Gonzalez sat in the proffered chair to one side of the large desk, studying the man sitting behind it

    30. Harry took the proffered passport and flicked to the back, looking at the photograph

    31. Taking the proffered mobile, Frank studied it

    32. He took the proffered confession and signed and carefully dated it after consultation

    33. He considered bringing the matter to the attention of immigration officials, but with the level of corrupt influence he was obviously up against, some semi-plausible explanation would be proffered and he would be facing harassment charges

    34. Someone proffered a chair

    35. “I’m not here to convince anyone, only to admit that we’ll never know,” he proffered

    36. At that, the Procrastinator Militant withdrew from any thought or intention of protesting, and simply accepted the proffered stool graciously

    37. Hilderich made a gesture to take the proffered little ball of what could have been fruit

    38. He proffered his hand and bowed slightly before introducing himself:

    39. Since the tech men had nothing to watch on the screens, Snoby stood up and stretched, and reached for a proffered foamy cup of beverage

    40. He put one into his mouth and proffered one to Ethan as well, who politely nodded his refusal, the grin unwaveringly attached on his tanned face

    41. James took the proffered folders and tossed them on his desk

    42. He said simply that the god had not proffered that information and he had not thought to ask

    43. Conthagah jumped off his horse and took the proffered weapon

    44. “Oh, I see…” William said, taking the girl’s proffered hand, “but what about the hair?”

    45. With the aid of the proffered hand, Sari rose slowly, carefully, to stand before Moshe, her head bowed low, long lashes almost covering downcast eyes

    46. With the aid of the proffered hand, Sari rose slowly, carefully, to stand before Moshe, her head

    47. Joyous, fearless, versatile, deeply instructed, with classic symmetry of mind and body, ruled by high, undoubting purpose, he was all that one would wish England's noblest sons to be in days when no sacrifice but the most precious is acceptable, and the most precious is that which is most freely proffered

    48. I took his proffered arm, and we crossed the lot following a stream of other mourners

    49. „Discount for cash?" he proffered a fist-full of notes

    50. Con stared blankly at the slim young man who looked too fragile to be of any use, nodded and shook the proffered hand, surprised by the strength of his grip

    1. ’ He invited, proffering me his hammer

    2. “Here,” he said, proffering the drink

    3. “So what’s all this?” I asked, proffering the file

    4. C’mon in,” proffering his hand for a quick shake

    5. He reached the steps and knelt stiffly, proffering his blade and bending his head

    6. "The devil with that," growled Conan, filling a crystal goblet and proffering it to Pelias

    7. proffering new ideas for his students to consider

    8. 'Like to see a proper paper?' The young man in the pale anorak was leaning towards him, proffering a folded up newspaper

    9. By the time we got to Frunzenskaya he was naming names and proffering punishment

    10. “That’s a good boy,” Lucy told it, proffering the treat

    11. „No, it's I who thank you,' Bill said proffering his hand

    12. He marvelled, indeed, at the violence with which he had thrust back the kind old man, when merely proffering the advice which it was his duty to bestow, and which the minister himself had expressly sought

    13. Lydgate had so many times boasted both to himself and others that he was totally independent of Bulstrode, to whose plans he had lent himself solely because they enabled him to carry out his own ideas of professional work and public benefit—he had so constantly in their personal intercourse had his pride sustained by the sense that he was making a good social use of this predominating banker, whose opinions he thought contemptible and whose motives often seemed to him an absurd mixture of contradictory impressions—that he had been creating for himself strong ideal obstacles to the proffering of any considerable request to him on his own account

    14. “Terrible news, your Majesty,” she said, proffering a scroll bound in a scarlet ribbon and sealed with a broken-heart signet in blue wax

    15. Pinkney to let the British Government know that the provisions of the law would be carried into effect, but not a syllable of proffering it as an offer made to that Government and a threat to France

    1. More than a dozen such proffers were made, and he utilized each one as an opportunity for imparting some thought of spiritual ennoblement by well-chosen words or by some obliging service

    2. You had your chance to prepare for this heavenly citizenship, but you refused all such proffers of mercy; you rejected all invitations to come while the door was open

    3. much like the "Easter Egg" following a movie: this proffers a

    4. Then, to conceal his disappointment, he was profuse in apologies and proffers of service, all of which Emma declined; then she remained a few moments fingering in the pocket of her apron the two five-franc pieces that he had given her in change

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    Synonyms for "proffer"

    proffer proposition suggestion offer extend volunteer tender propose bring forward donate suggest

    "proffer" definitions

    a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

    present for acceptance or rejection