References in classic literature ?
My troth is not yet plighted," said the lady, a little archly.
It knows no bond of plighted troth, no fidelity to misfortune, to long companionship, to long devotion.
With these words they sprang from their chariots, grasped one another's hands, and plighted friendship.
And thus the words were spoken, And this the plighted vow, And, though my faith be broken, And, though my heart be broken, Behold the golden token That proves me happy now!
Her faith was plighted, and Mr Elliot's character, like the Sultaness Scheherazade's head, must live another day.