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  • Years ago sociologist Vance Packard described children as "surrogate salesmen" who had to persuade other people, usually their parents, to buy what they wanted.†   (source)
  • 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).†   (source)
  • Asking a thousand zloty a head, it sent a member of the Jewish working classes as surrogate for the person supposedly registered.†   (source)
  • "The Duke and I are father and mother surrogates to our people," she said.†   (source)
  • These organizations had in some measure been surrogates for the ANC inside South Africa during the 1980s.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I even went so far as to offer to be a surrogate and carry a baby for her.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • They were surrogates for the family Marko and his wife never had.†   (source)
  • It was Hearth, my fellow homeless dude and surrogate "mom."†   (source)
  • Some trainers became surrogate parents to their bug boys.†   (source)
  • Within months, she came to see him as a surrogate son, and he played the part well.†   (source)
  • In some respects, Fredi and Allan were surrogate parents, constantly advising him and pushing him to do better.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Or their surrogates.†   (source)
  • Surrogates will do, I suppose.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Bobby, in particular, has become a surrogate parent to Caroline and John, and a constant companion to Jackie.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • It hits the weakest, most sorrowing part of me; but I am only a surrogate, for who knows what lack, what loss.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He no longer needed a surrogate child.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • There was no more talk of the alcohol in his blood-surrogate, no gibes at his personal appearance.   (source)
  • Made them taste the rich blood surrogate on which it fed.   (source)
  • You cannot pour upper-caste champagne-surrogate into lower-caste bottles.   (source)
  • "Alcohol in his blood-surrogate," was Fanny's explanation of every eccentricity.   (source)
  • Sometimes, you know, the standard passion surrogate isn't quite …   (source)
  • It's the alcohol they put in his surrogate.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • Not even if it were true about the alcohol in his blood-surrogate.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • It was a trio for hyper-violin, super-cello and oboe-surrogate that now filled the air with its agreeable languor.   (source)
  • The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • On the table under the window lay a massive volume bound in limp black leather-surrogate, and stamped with large golden T's.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • 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.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else (in this case, artificial blood)
  • The embryo is hungry; day in, day out, the blood-surrogate pump unceasingly turns its eight hundred revolutions a minute.   (source)
    surrogate = something that takes the place of something else
  • A young Beta-Minus mechanic was busy with screw-driver and spanner on the blood-surrogate pump of a passing bottle.   (source)
  • Lenina suddenly felt all the sensations normally experienced at the beginning of a Violent Passion Surrogate treatment–a sense of dreadful emptiness, a breathless apprehension, a nausea.   (source)
  • "What can be the matter with the fellow?" he wondered, and, shaking his head, decided that the story about the alcohol having been put into the poor chap's blood-surrogate must be true.   (source)
  • "Oh, and that reminds me," she said, as she came back from the bathroom, "Fanny Crowne wants to know where you found that lovely green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt you gave me."   (source)
  • And round her waist she wore a silver-mounted green morocco-surrogate cartridge belt, bulging (for Lenina was not a freemartin) with the regulation supply of contraceptives.   (source)
  • Described the artificial maternal circulation installed in every bottle at Metre 112; showed them the reservoir of blood-surrogate, the centrifugal pump that kept the liquid moving over the placenta and drove it through the synthetic lung and waste product filter.   (source)
  • And when, exhausted, the Sixteen had laid by their saxophones and the Synthetic Music apparatus was producing the very latest in slow Malthusian Blues, they might have been twin embryos gently rocking together on the waves of a bottled ocean of blood-surrogate.   (source)
  • Violent Passion Surrogate.   (source)
  • Pale, distraught, abject and agitated, he moved among his guests, stammering incoherent apologies, assuring them that next time the Savage would certainly be there, begging them to sit down and take a carotene sandwich, a slice of vitamin A pâté, a glass of champagne-surrogate.   (source)
  • From the Social Predestination Room the escalators went rumbling down into the basement, and there, in the crimson darkness, stewingly warm on their cushion of peritoneum and gorged with blood-surrogate and hormones, the foetuses grew and grew or, poisoned, languished into a stunted Epsilonhood.   (source)
  • For whatever the cause (and the current gossip about the alcohol in his blood-surrogate may very likely–for accidents will happen–have been true) Bernard's physique was hardly better than that of the average Gamma.   (source)
  • It's real morocco-surrogate.   (source)
  • Flood-lighted, its three hundred and twenty metres of white Carrara-surrogate gleamed with a snowy incandescence over Ludgate Hill; at each of the four corners of its helicopter platform an immense T shone crimson against the night, and from the mouths of twenty-four vast golden trumpets rumbled a solemn synthetic music.   (source)
  • I felt at times as if I wasn't really climbing the mountain-that surrogates were doing it for me.†   (source)
  • I admit, the Bressians had been our surrogates for decades before I arrived.†   (source)
  • We are father and mother surrogate to them all.†   (source)
  • Think of it as a surrogate for a surrogate for sex.†   (source)
  • Pumpkin was amiable to every horse he met and became a surrogate parent to the flighty ones.†   (source)
  • For Charles, Pollard may have become a surrogate for little Frankie, the boy he had lost.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • And we are surrogates, as I've said.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • You've been buying up companies all over Europe through mergers and acquisitions using surrogate and misleading corporate entities.†   (source)
  • Her preoccupation with her sweetheart was maddening, and I could hardly bear the thought—thrust it into the back of my mind—that this precipitate passion she had for a few hot moments lavished on me was the result of a transfer of identity; that I was merely an instant surrogate Jozef, flesh to occupy space in an ephemeral fantasy.†   (source)
  • But when it came to pan-glandular biscuits and vitaminized beef-surrogate, he had not been able to resist the shopman's persuasion.†   (source)
  • Come with me to-night, and go with me to-morrow to the surrogate's."†   (source)
  • 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…†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Did Shakspeare confide to any notary or parish recorder, sacristan, or surrogate, in Stratford, the genesis of that delicate creation?†   (source)
  • On a dark night, a few days later, Oak came with mysterious steps from the surrogate's door, in Casterbridge.†   (source)
  • The Surrogate knows me, when I go down to be sworn; and disposes of me easily, as if there were a Masonic understanding between us.†   (source)
  • Mr. Spenlow had stepped out, old Tiffey said, to get a gentleman sworn for a marriage licence; but as I knew he would be back directly, our place lying close to the Surrogate's, and to the Vicar-General's office too, I told Peggotty to wait.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
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