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Usage examples for engagement

  1. It is an engagement that I cannot break." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. Dr. Derwent wrote about Eustace's engagement. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  3. But she, it appeared, had an engagement for this evening, and we then fixed upon to- morrow evening at eight o'clock. – Fibble, D. D. by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  4. If Carlotta would do that, what would she do when she learned of the engagement? – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. Anyhow, you admit that this engagement is a grim joke. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  6. I think that's an engagement! – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  7. " But you said you never seriously thought I could accept such an engagement," she objected, not knowing what to say. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  8. I have an engagement that may keep me a little bit late, but I'll get there. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  9. By the time the engagement was secured we were ready for it. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  10. Baroni has been round to see me- to ask me to break off my engagement. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  11. But I kept my engagement and missed the man I most wished to meet. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  12. 644. In 1813 there was a naval engagement at Provincetown. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  13. Committee for conference with the Officers that were upon the Engagement, Sess. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  14. The warning came before she was married, even before their engagement. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  15. By the way, Millicent, what do you wish me to say about our engagement? – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  16. I've never gone back on an engagement yet in my own country and I'm not going to begin this side. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  17. I wish I had an engagement. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  18. " Why is it not you that come to tell me of your engagement? – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  19. I've an engagement to- morrow. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  20. I have an engagement for to- day. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
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