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The Mill on the Floss
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  • I think with a shudder that her daughter will always be present in person, and have no agreeable proxies of that kind,—a fat, blond girl, with round blue eyes, who will stare at us silently.

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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.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush

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