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Measure for Measure
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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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Measure for Measure
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  • O, your desert speaks loud; and I should wrong it To lock it in the wards of covert bosom, When it deserves, with characters of brass, A forted residence ’gainst the tooth of time And rasure of oblivion.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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