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  • The candidate stays positive by using surrogates to attack his opponent.
  • vitaminized beef-surrogate
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • I even went so far as to offer to be a surrogate and carry a baby for her.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • See, this opens up the possibility of visual surrogates.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • She had a half-dozen surrogate midwives hovering over her at any given moment, checking to see what she needed, coaching her on how to get more comfortable, relating stories of their own labors, and reporting on her progress to an anxious audience of prisoners.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • We do not have any children and have no interest in being surrogate parents.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • In some respects, Fredi and Allan were surrogate parents, constantly advising him and pushing him to do better.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • So armed with this surrogate cow’s tail and covered with enough insect repellent to kill a dinosaur, I would troop out toward the beach road, glistening like a Polynesian fresh from a coconut bath.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Using army rank as a surrogate for class, it means that patriotic and ideological convictions were shared more evenly across class lines in the Union army than among Confederate soldiers.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • The doctor had no near relatives, and in his wild bereavement—so deep and burningly felt that she could not help but be moved by it—Sophie found herself acting as a kind of surrogate kin, a younger sister or daughter.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • It hits the weakest, most sorrowing part of me; but I am only a surrogate, for who knows what lack, what loss.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • She was in many ways a surrogate parent, and like insecure siblings, the boys were on the lookout for any signs that others were favored.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • If McCandless felt estranged from his parents and siblings, he found a surrogate family in Westerberg and his employees, most of whom lived in Westerberg’s Carthage home.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • I suspected the Dementor attack might have awoken her to the dangers of having you as a surrogate son.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Asking a thousand zloty a head, it sent a member of the Jewish working classes as surrogate for the person supposedly registered.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • I felt at times as if I wasn’t really climbing the mountain-that surrogates were doing it for me.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • With no children of their own, they were surrogate parents to pretty much every teenager in town, and they embraced everyone with a kind of unconditional acceptance that kept the place packed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • "The Duke and I are father and mother surrogates to our people," she said.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • We hear less and less about the will and the estate as the story goes on, and even the surrogate goal, the mystery of the postal conspiracy, remains unresolved.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • A surrogate grandmother who had challenged and prodded Cedric since he was a small boy, "Mother Cunningham" died two weeks before he left for Cambridge.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Within months, she came to see him as a surrogate son, and he played the part well.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • They were surrogates for the family Marko and his wife never had.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Some trainers became surrogate parents to their bug boys.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • These organizations had in some measure been surrogates for the ANC inside South Africa during the 1980s.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • She could have chosen ex utero fertilization, a male lover with a transplant of Daddy’s DNA, a clonal surrogate, a gene-spliced virgin birth, you name it… but, as she told me later, she opened her legs to tradition.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • She had: Informed Chacko that even though he was her Real Father, she loved him less than Joe—(which left him available—even if not inclined—to be the surrogate father of certain two-egg persons greedy for his affection).
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • He no longer needed a surrogate child.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Bobby, in particular, has become a surrogate parent to Caroline and John, and a constant companion to Jackie.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Or their surrogates.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • They took her up like a surrogate daughter and brought her with them to revival meetings and to snake-handling services over in Jolo.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Did Shakspeare confide to any notary or parish recorder, sacristan, or surrogate, in Stratford, the genesis of that delicate creation?
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • On a late evening in May, I was overwhelmed with sadness as I drove off from Beale Air Force Base—my home and surrogate family for over eight years.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • Years ago sociologist Vance Packard described children as "surrogate salesmen" who had to persuade other people, usually their parents, to buy what they wanted.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Of course, Ms. Kraken or Ms. Richter or any of the scholars would have been thrilled to serve as a surrogate family, but Max knew that David did not look to them for such things.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Already the mayor was feeling the heat; you could tell, because his surrogates on the council and the boards of Estimate and Education had begun quietly assailing Kwang for his interest in providing tax vouchers for bilingual education, to have English Only in the schools but subsidize native language study outside.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • But surely I need not spell it out, since it cannot have escaped you that the degrees in the Scottish Rite are but a surrogate for another hierarchy, that the alchemistic knowledge of the Master Mason is fulfilled in the mystery of transubstantiation, and that the mystic tour with which the lodge favors its novices clearly corresponds to the means of grace, just as the metaphoric games of its ceremonies are reflections of the liturgical and architectural symbols of our Holy Catholic…
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • One of our clerks, who was an outsider, used, in the height of this contest, to sit with his hat on, that he might be ready to rush out and swear before a surrogate any victim who was brought in.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • On a dark night, a few days later, Oak came with mysterious steps from the surrogate’s door, in Casterbridge.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Surrogates will do, I suppose.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • Made them taste the rich blood surrogate on which it fed.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • We are father and mother surrogate to them all.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Pumpkin was amiable to every horse he met and became a surrogate parent to the flighty ones.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • And we are surrogates, as I’ve said.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • A young Beta-Minus mechanic was busy with screw-driver and spanner on the blood-surrogate pump of a passing bottle.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Of course not all the money ended up in the hands of the poor surrogates themselves: the Council officials had to live, and they lived well, with vodka and a few little delicacies.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • We slacken off the circulation when they’re right way up, so that they’re half starved, and double the flow of surrogate when they’re upside down.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • They say somebody made a mistake when he was still in the bottle–thought he was a Gamma and put alcohol into his blood-surrogate.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Not even if it were true about the alcohol in his blood-surrogate.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
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