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The Mill on the Floss
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clandestine
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Is it alive?" said Maggie, whose imagination had settled for the moment on the idea that Tom kept a ferret clandestinely.
  • You have been carrying on a clandestine relation with Stephen Guest,—as you did before with another.
  • …you vow solemnly to me, with your hand on my father’s Bible, that you will never have another meeting or speak another word in private with Philip Wakem, or you refuse, and I tell my father everything; and this month, when by my exertions he might be made happy once more, you will cause him the blow of knowing that you are a disobedient, deceitful daughter, who throws away her own respectability by clandestine meetings with the son of a man that has helped to ruin her father.

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  • She is involved in clandestine intelligence operations.
  • a clandestine interview in the back kitchen
    Dickens, Charles  --  David Copperfield

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