And she sighed not, as she pleaded, for the touch, but for the plighting it would have been.
She had reserved her full consent: the plighting was incomplete.
But what of de Marmont, to whom she was on the eve of plighting her troth?
But Ann had loved the man for four years, plighting her troth with him at seventeen.
Plighting his troth, he had feared she would be an encumbrance, ...