Why do guys propose on bended knee? Why not on *two* knees?

@kk_84in (1691)
India
December 20, 2006 7:07pm CST
"Bended knee" is a form of a bow, signifying him submitting to her grace when proposing marriage. When making a bow you only bend one knee. agree??
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• India
21 Dec 06
It goes back to the old 'white and shinning knight' thing. Knights were knighted on one knee, it showed their devotion and loyalty to their Sire so when you go down on one knee to your ladylove your telling that you'll be loyal and devoted to her forever. Hope that helps, Happy Holidays.
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@msqtech (15226)
• United States
2 Jan 07
I think it is wise to remember all this and safety as well
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@msqtech (15226)
• United States
2 Jan 07
They couldnt run away if the answer was bad off two knees
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