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used in The Help

8 uses
  • If my mother lived through my broken engagement, then she can live through this.
    Chapter 33 (89% in)
  • Fanny Peatrow got engaged.
    Chapter 5 (7% in)
  • We got engaged last year and then...I thought you knew.
    Chapter 13 (15% in)
  • When you were engaged, were your parents disappointed?
    Chapter 19 (22% in)
  • Right around the time, I think to myself, an engagement would turn into a wedding.
    Chapter 28 (70% in)
  • She clasps my hand in the air with the healthy grip of a mother holding her newly engaged daughter.
    Chapter 28 (80% in)
  • If my fifteen-second engagement to Stuart is what spurred Mother's will to live, the fact that I'm single again fueled her strength even more.
    Chapter 33 (13% in)
  • And I'd be engaged to Stuart and I wouldn't wear short dresses, only short hair, or consider doing anything risky like write a book about colored housekeepers, too afraid he'd disapprove.
    Chapter 33 (50% in)

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