Back to usual FRIPPERY. Declared with triumphant fanfare arm-movement. 'Frrrrippperryy!'
Because being Romantic and Square is Hip and Aware.
It should be in a conservatory,
you in a white frock with a red rose in your hand...
and a violin playing in the distance,
and I should be making violent love to you behind a palm tree.
[ Laughing ]
Poor darling. Never mind.
Because that is how Maxim de Winter thinks best to propose.