Individuals and businesses could exempt themselves from anti-discrimination laws by proffering religious objections to them.
Instead, Gingrich played the statesman, burying the hatchet and proffering big ideas to tackle big problems.
For Ryan, this means sitting in a booth at the convention and proffering sexy photos of herself to male passersby.
One morning, however, he burst into my room and proffering me a card told me to read it.
"Glad to see you back, Islay," said the Paymaster, proffering his Sabbath snuff-mull.
"Freely," she said, clasping the offered hand, and proffering the kiss of peace.
"It air for you—put it on," she ordered, proffering him the embroidered spread.
But fancy me proffering a spare-rib, well done, to some fair lady!
They fail so invariably, that the Unions do not risk a shilling by proffering them.
Peggy Simms, with face aglow with the excitement that had not subsided, was proffering Lund her pistol.