CHAPTER XII FARMERS—A RULE—AN EXCEPTION The first public evidence of Bathsheba’s decision to be a farmer in her own person and by proxy no more was her appearance the following market-day in the cornmarket at Casterbridge.
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Her wake was modest but nice—with hundreds of people, her look-alike sister from Omaha bustling by proxy, pouring coffee and Baileys and handing out cookies and telling funny stories about Mo.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
Using you as a proxy, because the person I really want to harm can’t be harmed.