In literature:
That, I think, is a sporting proposition.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
They little knew their man when they made a proposition so vile!
"Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite" by Anthony Trollope
Suppose I were to make you a proposition.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
When she had defaulted the next payment he would make her a proposition to buy her boats.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Hence, I asked the gentleman from Pennsylvania this morning to be consistent in his proposition.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
Arguments from cause include those propositions which, if they were granted, would account for the fact or proposition maintained.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
The Government propositions soon brought the different parties to broad daylight, and placed them in contest.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
There wasn't a man who treated my offer as a business proposition.
"One Way Out" by William Carleton
The word which connects the two propositions, and without which, they naturally make separate, independent, unconnected statements.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
There wouldn't be any satisfaction in that proposition for me at this time.
"Jennie Gerhardt" by Theodore Dreiser
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In poetry:
Having been to school
John knew the whole proposition.
As for innocent Jesus
He was one of Nature's phenomena, no doubt.
"St. John" by D H Lawrence
He showed that men, in dancing, do
Both impiously and absurdly,
And proved his proposition true,
With Firstly, Secondly, and Thirdly.
"John and Freddy" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Our milk should all come from the sea,
But who, I ask, would want to be—
And here the proposition fails—
The milkmaid to a herd of Whales?
"The Whale" by Ellis Parker Butler
If a man asserts that So-and-So is beautiful or sweet,
He is daffy on the proposition, Girl;
If he's weary in the evening and he keeps his subway seat,
He's immediately branded as a churl.
"Heads And Tails" by Franklin Pierce Adams
"I'm a on'ry proposition for to hurt;
I fulfill my earthly mission with a quirt;
I kin ride the highest liver
'Tween the Gulf and Powder River,
And I'll break this thing as easy as I'd flirt."
"The Legend Of Boastful Bill" by Badger Clark Jr
CES. It would seem that we have nothing more to consider upon this
proposition. Let us see now, how this quiver and bow of Eros display the
sparks around, and the knot of the string, which hangs down with the
legend, which is: Subito, clam.
"The Heroic Enthusiasts - Part The Second =First Dialogue.=" by Giordano Bruno
In news:
Unfair trials point up another reason to back Proposition 34.
Multinational pooling is described by its boosters as akin to a free lunch, a no-lose proposition for corporations with employees scattered around the globe.
Petting him sounds like a sticky proposition.
Proposition 34 on the Nov 6 ballot would repeal the state's death penalty option and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Voters in Thurston County will decide in the next few weeks on Proposition No.
The site's model reaffirms b-to-b media's core value proposition.
Reject Propositions 2 and 3 in Layton.
Jerry Brown tells supporters in Los Angeles the latest poll numbers for Proposition 30 "look good, but we're not there yet.".
Con Seattle Proposition 1, the $60 car tab fee, regressive and doesn't address needs.
Seattle Proposition 1 would increase car-tab fees by $60 per vehicle annually.
Some executives thought it was their lucky day when Dina Wein Reis called with a lucrative proposition.
Pat Forde, Mark Schlabach and Ivan Maisel attacked an interesting proposition, choosing the top programs if the FBS was being winnowed to 40 members.
Proposition 1B will let voters in California decide on May 19.
Jerry Brown discusses election results Wednesday after his Proposition 30 tax victory.
Come to the 210 Connect community forum tonight to learn more about the proposed reforms in Proposition 31.
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In science:
In what follows, we assume a propositional language L generated by a ﬁnite set of propositional variables V using the standard sentential connectives ¬, ∧ , ∨ , →, and ↔. A theory is a ﬁnite set T ⊆ L, which will be identiﬁed with the formula Vφ∈T φ.
QUIP - A Tool for Computing Nonmonotonic Reasoning Tasks
Since proof of this proposition is similar to the proof of Proposition 1 we skip it.
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
We state the following proposition, as for the proof, see Proposition 5.2.
Classification on the average of random walks
Using Schur Lemma (see Proposition 2.2), one can apply the same argument as in [BDK], Proposition 6.12.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
We shall use the following two Propositions, whose proof is the same as in the non-super case, see [DK], Lemma 4.3 and Proposition 5.1.
Classification of finite simple Lie conformal superalgebras
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