Let me end as I begun, with the proffer of my hand in grasp of yours extended.
Now to thee, my prince, I proffer them all, gladly give them.
I do not proffer this hand to everybody; but you steal into my heart.
But, if he was sincere, if he meant what he said, why did he not come again to proffer it?
He felt in a way obliged to proffer a word or two about the interview.