"We discussed that the first time!" Eward snapped, clearly not likin his brother's answer. Wouldn't it just be easier for him to agree and console him before leaving and sending in the next few girls?
"She said it was not the time. I waited. I proposed... but clearly it did not mean much to her! I could not.... I thought I could not be without her. It is obvious that I can." Except it wasn't. He was more obviously a mess and pining for her.