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The Mill on the Floss
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secrete -- as in: secrete digestive juices
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • To survive Mr. Glegg, and talk eulogistically of him as a man who might have his weaknesses, but who had done the right thing by her, not-withstanding his numerous poor relations; to have sums of interest coming in more frequently, and secrete it in various corners, baffling to the most ingenious of thieves (for, to Mrs. Glegg’s mind, banks and strong-boxes would have nullified the pleasure of property; she might as well have taken her food in capsules); finally, to be looked up to by…

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  • The pancreas secretes insulin.
  • The snail secretes mucus as it travels.

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