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 Sentences of secret
Definition:
n. something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general knowledge
Example:
"The secret of your birth! Do you mean to say -- " says the young man, very solemn, "I will reveal it to you, for I feel I may have confidence in you."
Sentence in Classic:
This unhappy secret must be disclosed; they must have a complete understanding between them, which is impossible with all this concealment and falsehood going on.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
The hour when he too would take part in the life of that world seemed drawing near and in secret he began to make ready for the great part which he felt awaited him the nature of which he only dimly apprehended.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
At times he spoke as if he were simply alluding to some fact that everybody knew, and at times he lowered his voice and spoke mysteriously as if he were telling us something secret which he did not wish others to overhear.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
His wife and his children awaited him at home, but no father ever returned to tell them how he had fared at the hands of his secret judges.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
If not, it shall never be seen by mortal eye; and your secret, whether you be alive or dead, shall be safe with us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Several times during the last three years I have taken up my pen to write to you, but always I feared lest your affectionate regard for me should tempt you to some indiscretion which would betray my secret.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We went to a clump of bushes, and Tom made everybody swear to keep the secret, and then showed them a hole in the hill, right in the thickest part of the bushes.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
He had a secret which he was not ready to tell, yet, but if this mutinous depression was not broken up soon, he would have to bring it out.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Jones was asleep, they held secret meetings in the barn and expounded the principles of Animalism to the others.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
It need not be said that he did not speak of his love to any of his comrades, nor did he betray his secret even in the wildest drinking bouts (though indeed he was never so drunk as to lose all control of himself).
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Of the behavior of the eldest princess and Prince Vasili she spoke disapprovingly, but in whispers and as a great secret.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context