by proxy

See: in lieu of
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No aunt, no officers, no news could be sought after-- the very shoe-roses for Netherfield were got by proxy.
I supposed it would come some day -- but I certainly never thought it would be by proxy.
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.
Binu Charley led the way, by proxy, however, for, by means of the poisoned spear, he drove the captive bushman ahead.
Being childless, she could not remain beautiful by proxy, in the person of a daughter; she therefore refused to grow old and ugly, on any consideration; she struggled with Time, and held fast her roses in spite of him, till the venerable thief appeared to have relinquished the spoil, as not worth the trouble of acquiring it.
A general meeting of the company was to be held annually at Columbia River, for the investigation and regulation of its affairs; at which absent members might be represented, and might vote by proxy under certain specified conditions.
Of necessity, many men were tried and condemned by proxy, as in the case of General Lampton.