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secret

Liturgy a variable prayer, part of the Mass, said by the celebrant after the offertory and before the preface
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At the heart of it his mother presided, inflexible of face, indomitable of will, firmly holding all the secrets of her own and his father's life, and austerely opposing herself, front to front, to the great final secret of all life.
A Wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
Thou mayest cover up thy secret from the prying multitude.
When you are married, you will know that the easiest of all secrets to keep is a secret from your husband.
Anna, I have long thought that some important secret lay heavy at your heart.
In short, the queen-mother has conceived a bitter hatred for all those who have participated, in one fashion or another, in the discovery of this secret, and M.
The doctor was not the sort of man to give his daughter, or any other woman, the slightest chance of surprising his secrets.
For the second, which is dissimulation; it followeth many times upon secrecy, by a necessity; so that he that will be secret, must be a dissembler in some degree.
Save thy sword, O Mighty Warrior, for thou shalt need it more where it will avail to some purpose--shatter it not against senseless metal which yields better to the lightest finger touch of one who knows its secret.
My mother has wasted under the Secret half her lifetime.
He sprung his secret about Huck's share in the adventure in the finest dramatic manner he was master of, but the surprise it occasioned was largely counterfeit and not as clamorous and effusive as it might have been under happier circumstances.
I can easily explain to you what I mean by a Secret Trust.