Source: Games for Everybody
Category: GAMES FOR SPECIAL DAYS.
As the guests assemble for the Valentine party, give each gentleman a
slip of paper bearing the name of a woman, and the ladies, the name of
some man, noted in fiction as lovers. Thus the one who has Romeo
hunts for the lady who has Juliet on her paper.
When all know who their partners are, the ladies must evade every
attempt on the part of the gentlemen of proposing to them during the
A prize is given to the gentleman who has succeeded in proposing, and
to the girl who has alluded all efforts of her partner by her wit and
Another way is to have the proposals progressive. Every gentleman
must propose to every lady before the evening is over. The ladies use
every effort they can to prevent them from "coming to the point." The
man making the most offers receives the prize. The lady receiving the
fewest declarations receives a prize.
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