Proposing as a fine art

vintage proposal sceneMan proposes, but oh how bunglingly, how inartisticly, he does it. The large number of proposals result from words spoken by men; and how many more would result if the fine art of proposing was better known.

No 1. The Casual Proposal This is the most common, unplanned type of proposal. A man mentioning as he hustles you into a car, “By the way, will you marry me?”

No 2. The Condescending Proposal This is generally uttered by a middle aged man of the world who fancies that because of his wealth or position it is to any woman’s advantage to marry him.

No 3. The Prudent Proposal Never is there an outright offer of marriage. It is forced upon the subjects due to circumstances or misdeeds.