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You may think I'm offering myself as a sort of vicarious atonement—if your Doris fails you—but I'm not, really.THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This always occasioned a double execution, for the wrath or revenge of Louis was never satisfied with a vicarious punishment.QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
Here are three measures of subjugation, all flowing from the same fountain of Principle—vicarious government by a feudal superior.THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
To-day he was in the state of mind when even vicarious good 202 deeds are a support and a consolation.IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The scandalmonger, inhibited from doing the forbidden thing, enjoys himself by a vicarious indulgence in rottenness.THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Datura looked to Aaron like a city from the Bible, giving it a certain vicarious familiarity.BLIND MAN'S LANTERNALLEN KIM LANG
Punch distrusted Socialism because, in his view, it led in practice to vicarious generosity.MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
The dishes were vicarious, a substitute for that greater destiny out of which Hannah had been cheated by fate.THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The wind was nothing in itself—it was the direction it came from; it got a bad character from imputed or vicarious vice.SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
In larger leisure of Opposition we shall probably have more of these vicarious flashes of latent humour.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 103, AUGUST 20, 1892VARIOUS

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