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I collected bits of them, but my blitz was safely vicarious.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the old city, site of the bull run, has the inevitable trappings of a theme park for aficionados of the vicarious kind.
David, I want to shake you and say, do not use our lives as vicarious proof for your consumer conservatism.
He reads biographies, he dreams of great men—a vicarious pleasure, presumably.
But the appeal of Harlequins is more than just vicarious sex.How ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Is Shaking Up the Business of the Romance Genre|Chris Berube|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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 Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
This always occasioned a double execution, for the wrath or revenge of Louis was never satisfied with a vicarious punishment.Quentin Durward|Sir 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 Parker|Theodore 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 Claim|Frances Hodgson Burnett
The scandalmonger, inhibited from doing the forbidden thing, enjoys himself by a vicarious indulgence in rottenness.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin