You see, prince, for once in my life I wish to perform an absolutely honest action, that is, an action with no ulterior motive; and I think I am hardly in a condition to talk of it just at this moment, and—and—well, we’ll discuss it another time.
There are no more uses of "ulterior" in the book.
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She says she’s helping out of kindness, but I suspect she has ulterior motives.
The report is untrue. It serves only to advance the union’s ulterior motives.