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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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He has left behind a letter, in which he confesses that he has for some time supplemented the profits of his wine-shop by selling secretly certain deadly poisons of his own concoctions.
Will you only say that you have been mistaken, and that I may depend on your not acting secretly in future?
There were certain elements of the change in her that were still secretly drawing us together, and others that were, as secretly, beginning to drive us apart.
Until the period when Francis Clare left England, I am persuaded she was secretly sustained by the hope that he would contrive to see her again.
These messages I was supposed to deliver to the Arragonese muleteers (who were sure to await at certain times the Tremolino in the neighbourhood of the Gulf of Rosas), for faithful transportation inland, together with the various unlawful goods landed secretly from under the Tremolino's hatches.
I believed that she had the arsenic secretly in her possession, and that she had tried, or intended to try, the use of it internally, for the purpose of improving her complexion.
Secretly following his trail, they discovered the lodges of the unfortunate Nez Perces, and assailed them with shouts and yellings.
That Prince Andrew's deeply loved affianced wife- the same Natasha Rostova who used to be so charming- should give up Bolkonski for that fool Anatole who was already secretly married (as Pierre knew), and should be so in love with him as to agree to run away with him, was something Pierre could not conceive and could not imagine.
He rubbed his hand over their smooth wooden lips and laughed aloud, and was as shamefaced as any boy when she caught him thus secretly exulting in his own prowess.
And for this reason, I said, money and honour have no attraction for them; good men do not wish to be openly demanding payment for governing and so to get the name of hirelings, nor by secretly helping themselves out of the public revenues to get the name of thieves.
As soon as the Queen thought him strong enough for a journey she set out with him secretly to visit her Fairy godmother.
That night the question was secretly agitated and on the morrow the gray and black cloaks, the patrols of armed shop-people, and the bands of mendicants reappeared.