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, only to find she was a lever.
Had they been only betrayed into a declaration and a plighting of their troth in a hurry?
Well, not exactly engaged with a ring, and plighting the troth and all.
Thus, plighting their troth, they went hand in hand up the shady wood path as happy as two young children over their mishap.
She felt herself being drawn to the sign and seal of their plighting for life.
It bears a sculptured medallion representing Burns and Mary, with clasped hands, plighting their troth.