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secret room

A room, often in a garret, whose entrance is hidden.
References in classic literature ?
Load your horse with cotton, and go by a secret passage which I will show you, which is hidden from the wild beasts, to the Serpent's palace.
The old Abbess then gave the Prince her blessing, and he set out upon his enterprise, arrived at the Serpent's castle by following the secret passage which she had shown him, and by carefully attending to all her directions he happily succeeded in killing the monster.
My uncle fought hard for his life, but was soon overpowered, and when he fell I managed to escape through a secret passage, and took refuge with an officer whom I knew I could trust.
From the questions put by him, from the explanation which he gives me, it is clear to me that--in spite of all our senses--he is persuaded the man disappeared by some secret passage in the chateau known to him alone.
This secret passage is still to be seen in the Palais Royal.
It was nearly noon when he reached the great bowlder at the top of which terminated the secret passage to the pits beneath the city.
It is dangerous, dear, for the glass might carry me off again; and, instead of running away, I should be obliged to go to the end of the secret passage to the lake and there call Erik.
He extinguished the lamp, carefully concealed it, and then went away, closing as well as he could the entrance to the secret passage by the large stone as he descended.
It contained neither secret passage nor trap-door, and unless where the door by which she had entered joined the main building, seemed to be circumscribed by the round exterior wall of the turret.
Its secret passage, hidden stairs and a drinks cabinet behind a fake bookcase would have gone down well with another visitor to the villa - it is where Daniel Craig's James Bond recuperates from excruciatingly painful torture in 2006's Casino Royale.
One of these, it said, is a Hamas member's family home, linked to a mosque by a secret passage.
Maybe the friendly landlord or landlady has an interesting back story, or perhaps the pub has secrets of its own that make it stand out, such as a ghost or a secret passage.