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  • Then the woman acting as David's proxy—Angela—says, "So you didn't know the reason Juanita asked you to disable the security system?"†   (source)
  • Understanding that the press, as the public's proxy, was the most important agent in his campaign, Howard wouldn't leave the reporters alone.†   (source)
  • Shiva was my proxy, just as I had been his when Almaz had given me her breast.†   (source)
  • No-one felt good when they were separated from all their friends, so he decided that Salander's lawyer should serve as a proxy friend.†   (source)
  • This had become one of Grace's favorite tricks, letting Annie learn things by proxy so she could gauge the precise extent of her exclusion.†   (source)
  • Something like two dozen proxy armies and militias were still fighting in the Congo.†   (source)
  • You're deputy-conductor and proxy-vice-president-in-charge-of-operation.†   (source)
  • When the family found a young man in the next village to be her husband, she had stood tractably beside the best rooster, his proxy, and promised before they met that she would be his forever.†   (source)
  • Oh, we all call it retirement, and he gets his pension, but the board eased him out—he lost a quiet little proxy fight—and now he doesn't think he is of any use to anyone at all.†   (source)
  • The routine business took an hour; for another hour the shareholders and proxies and company officers held a Yoyodyne songfest.†   (source)
  • If it has to be done, a man — a real man — shoots his own dog himself; he doesn't hire a proxy who may bungle it.†   (source)
  • When his proxy murders were finished, he had reduced every game to incomplete fragments.†   (source)
  • And to run the proxy fight, the only lawyer the investor could get was someone like Joe Flom.†   (source)
  • "Amy is alive and very well, and she is framing Nick," my proxy repeated.†   (source)
  • Management's lawyer would contest the proxies of the insurgents ("I challenge this!†   (source)
  • Maybe the word 'ugly' was just a proxy for 'different.'†   (source)
  • It was as though she herself were being judged by proxy.†   (source)
  • Maureen squeezes my arm and says quietly, "I can't give anymore, but I thought you could be my proxy.†   (source)
  • In Skadden, the legal historian Lincoln Caplan describes that early world of takeovers: The winner of a proxy contest was determined in the snake pit.†   (source)
  • I remember once we had an issue involving a proxy fight, and one of my senior corporate partners said, Well, let's get Joe in.†   (source)
  • "Flom's early specialty was proxy fights, and that was not what we did, just like we don't do matrimonial work," said Robert Rif kind, a longtime partner at Cravath, Swaine and Moore.†   (source)
  • An investor would take an interest in a company; he would denounce the management as incompetent and send letters to shareholders, trying to get them to give him their "proxy" so he could vote out the firm's executives.†   (source)
  • "* The work that "came in the door" to the generation of Jewish lawyers from the Bronx and Brooklyn in the 1950s and 1960s, then, was the work the white-shoe firms disdained: litigation and, more important, "proxy fights," * The lawyer and novelist Louis Auchincloss, who very much belongs to the old WASP-y white-shoe legal establishment in New York, has a scene in his book The Scarlet Letters that perfectly captures the antipathy the downtown firms felt toward takeover law.†   (source)
  • There were lawyers who knew more about the rules of proxy contests, but no one was better in a fight than Joe Flom… Flom was fat (a hundred pounds overweight then, one lawyer said…), physically unattractive (to a partner, he resembled a frog), and indifferent to social niceties (he would fart in public or jab a cigar close to the face of someone he was talking to, without apology).†   (source)
  • The supermarket promotion work is described in: J. Jeffrey Inman, Leigh McAlister. and Wayne D. Hoycr, "Promotion Signal: Proxy for a Price Cut?"†   (source)
  • It's not supposed to be known—it was done through a lot of proxies.†   (source)
  • You don't think this Owen's idea might be to do the job by proxy, as it were?†   (source)
  • I had wanted to make others see what was in the Communist heart, what the Communists were after; but I was on trial by proxy, condemned by them.†   (source)
  • Sissy was so realistic about her pregnancy by proxy that she simulated morning sickness in the beginning weeks.†   (source)
  • I'll do it by proxy, when your grandpa comes.†   (source)
  • The Princess was married by proxy, at her father's residence, by the Count de Schlusselback.†   (source)
  • Tom was a distinguished adept at these thefts—by proxy.†   (source)
  • Do it this minute, sir!" commanded Jo, fearing he might propose a proxy.†   (source)
  • Though he had never embraced more than the Jewish ethical code, his fellow-Catholics, whenever they had smarted in person or by proxy under his exactions, spoke of him bitterly as an Irish Jew and an illiterate, and saw divine disapproval of usury made manifest through the person of his idiot son.†   (source)
  • "He takes most after his father," muttered my uncle, who was no more anxious to effect an introduction by proxy, in repeating Mamma's name aloud, than to bring the two together in the flesh.†   (source)
  • His papal claim to temporal authority was not made for its own sake; proxy dictatorship was, rather, a means, a path to a redemptive goal, a transitional phase from the heathen state to the kingdom of heaven.†   (source)
  • There had been a quantity of printing, and promising, and proxying, and polling, and it appeared to have imparted great liveliness to all concerned, except the pensioners—who were not elected yet.†   (source)
  • His surname was Cruncher, and on the youthful occasion of his renouncing by proxy the works of darkness, in the easterly parish church of Hounsditch, he had received the added appellation of Jerry.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He told me of Catherine's illness, and accused my brother of causing it promising that I should be Edgar's proxy in suffering, till he could get hold of him.†   (source)
  • But a parish has wants and claims which can be known only by a clergyman constantly resident, and which no proxy can be capable of satisfying to the same extent.†   (source)
  • No aunt, no officers, no news could be sought after—the very shoe-roses for Netherfield were got by proxy.†   (source)
  • Independently of his position as a legislator of the State, electors also regard their Representative as the natural patron of the constituency in the Legislature; they almost consider him as the proxy of each of his supporters, and they flatter themselves that he will not be less zealous in defense of their private interests than of those of the country.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Always to be watched, in person or by proxy!†   (source)
  • In his marine capacity he is admiral-general, and superintends and directs every thing relative to naval forces and other naval affairs; presides in the admiralties in person or by proxy; appoints lieutenant-admirals and other officers; and establishes councils of war, whose sentences are not executed till he approves them.†   (source)
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