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  • These were not the expressions of children who had been kidnapped and secreted away against their will.†   (source)
  • He now had little doubt that four terrified cardinals had been secreted through here earlier.†   (source)
  • I would like to take some small thing, the scrolled ashtray, the little silver pillbox from the mantel perhaps, or a dried flower: hide it in the folds ofmy dress or in my zippered sleeve, keep it there until this evening is over, secrete it in my room, under the bed, or in a shoe, or in a slit in the hard petit point FAITH cushion.†   (source)
  • Wilson Carbod, the center for the Culver Creek Nothings, had hemorrhoids, or at least he kept hemorrhoidal cream secreted away in the bottom drawer of his desk.†   (source)
  • Fortunately the entire squad was invisible, with the exception of Four, who was safely secreted in what appeared to be a rhododendron.†   (source)
  • He has given me exactly ten Fritos and then secreted away the bag.†   (source)
  • Ben's book I secreted away under the rafters, wrapped in canvas.†   (source)
  • Some ancient redesigning of the house had left a crawl space in that corner and we'd been secreting jewelry, silver coins, and other valuables there since the start of the occupation.†   (source)
  • "He was cooking up aconite whale poison from mushrooms and other substances that he found in the fields and secreted in his clothing," Raven says.†   (source)
  • Every space is filled with life: delicate, poisonous frogs war-painted like skeletons, clutched in copulation, secreting their precious eggs onto dripping leaves.†   (source)
  • We passed the bald eagle (which is also the nickname for the principal of our high school), the white-tailed deer, tahr goats, three white-bearded gnu, lions in a pit, one otter, a black leopard, a striped hyena ("a raider of graves"), two cheetahs that were fighting, four Bengal tigers, a Kodiak bear, an American bear, a polar bear, two hippos ("which secrete a fluid the color of blood all over their body"), an eight-ton bull elephant, and a giant anteater.†   (source)
  • He had collected four of her bobby-pins as assiduously as a squirrel collects nuts for the winter, and had secreted them under his mattress along with the pills.†   (source)
  • Perhaps they'll risk secreting a few lasguns with timing mechanisms aimed at house shields.†   (source)
  • I counted out three hundred and fifty sheets of corrasable bond from my mother's stock in the hall closet, secreted away under a pile of old felt hats and clothes brushes and woolen scarves.†   (source)
  • But we elves discovered that coral is actually an exoskeleton secreted by minuscule animals that live inside the coral.†   (source)
  • Nor would she accept Nana's prescription for giving her cow's milk diluted with rice water, because, she said, if nature had wanted human beings to be raised on that, she would have made women's breasts capable of secreting it.†   (source)
  • When she had to bring money home from the register, her skills at secreting it away were uncanny.†   (source)
  • I carried with me several specimen bottles, each containing some melancholy waste or secretion.†   (source)
  • It probably traveled through the air in aerosolized secretions.†   (source)
  • How it's totally secreted away up here.†   (source)
  • As soon as Doc's hand was clear, I was spraying Clean back and forth across the bloody X. When it hit the oozing secretion, the unhealthy yellow seemed to sizzle silently.†   (source)
  • That's because semen has a higher viral load than vaginal secretions do, and because women have more mucous membranes exposed during sex than men.†   (source)
  • Vampyre saliva also secretes endorphins during blood drinking, which stimulate the pleasure zones of the brain, human and vampyre, and can actually simulate orgasm.†   (source)
  • The soft buzz of conversation had faded as more and more bodies were secreted away.†   (source)
  • The contraction of the vas and the seminal vesicles mixing with prostatic secretions—†   (source)
  • Before the entire building froze, they managed to secrete the ymbrynes out through the roof.†   (source)
  • With all that worldly wisdom secreted in my memory, I was feeling pretty damn lucky.†   (source)
  • Secretions on her thighs.†   (source)
  • The grylmhoch did not walk so much as slide about the arena floor, pushing aside cresting dunes of sand as it advanced using some slimelike substance that it secreted from its spreading underbelly.†   (source)
  • He made a gurgling sound—secretions clogging his airways.†   (source)
  • And you are to make inquiry if any such goods be secreted in stores, and you are to seize all such.†   (source)
  • He secreted the strangler seeds in one of them, threw open his door, and called, "Pylos?†   (source)
  • Mama washed my feet and rubbed them with alum, to contract the tissue and limit the inevitable secretions of blood and pus.†   (source)
  • After all the rush to gather her coffer, Maggie decided to leave it behind in the end lest her kin in Bakewell fear that Plague seeds were secreted within it.†   (source)
  • No bodily secretions that didn't belong to the victim.†   (source)
  • That was one of the reasons why Archie had never been attracted to sports—he hated the secretions of the human body, pee or perspiration.†   (source)
  • I secrete myself behind a bust of some Egyptian goddess sporting a lion's head.†   (source)
  • Tufts of feathers sprout from the chicken's skull, and its feet secrete a sticky liquid.†   (source)
  • Some have taken to secreting packhorses or mules away from the main group, then quietly slaughtering and eating them.†   (source)
  • — Ralph noisily secreted in his study downstairs.†   (source)
  • History was secreted in the glands of a million historians.†   (source)
  • She had secreted the package of figs in the loose inside hem of her striped smock.†   (source)
  • It's a controlled belch, with a hypergolic effect from an enzyme secreted between the first and second rows of teeth.†   (source)
  • Here and there a boulder had lately fallen and lay in their path wet within its fissures as if it began to live, and secrete, and they had to climb around it, holding to brush.†   (source)
  • No one knew where the poison was being secreted.†   (source)
  • Along with such living reptiles as Gila monsters and rattlesnakes, Dilophosaurus secretes a hematotoxin from glands in its mouth.†   (source)
  • This brain secretion is unlike anything else in the body.†   (source)
  • They lead through a maze to another exit where I've secreted a 'thopter.†   (source)
  • As they worked, the men on the salt barges would secrete handfuls of salt in their pockets.†   (source)
  • You seek something secreted here by Elias Bram—something to do with the Book of Thoth.†   (source)
  • Smith had had enough and secreted the horse away to a new stall.†   (source)
  • Shyly, Mina shows her the pictures she has secreted in her book.†   (source)
  • "The one thing that's going to kill him are these secretions," said Carole.†   (source)
  • It might thrive on the acid secretions of the stomach.†   (source)
  • He had been in contact with the blood and secretions of fifty animals.†   (source)
  • Suddenly I felt I had to be secreted from all human eyes.†   (source)
  • Then when I decided it was time for a drill, I would go to him for a bag of cream puffs—an inexpressible treat in those sweetless days—to be secreted in my workbench and brought out as a reward for a successful practice.†   (source)
  • There were no books in the house (apart from the one she had secreted under her mattress), and the best Liesel could do was speak the alphabet under her breath before she was told in no uncertain terms to keep quiet.†   (source)
  • My biology textbook said that dogs can smell fear because of a chemical secreted by human glands in a state of duress, the same chemical a dog's prey secretes.†   (source)
  • And manna is this rare brain secretion.†   (source)
  • Yet Chani was deep in the south — in the cold country where the sun was hot — secreted in one of the new sietch strongholds, safe with their son, Leto II.†   (source)
  • Remember, too, that each has a false toenail or two that can be combined with other items secreted about their bodies to make an effective transmitter.†   (source)
  • By making it appear they're dead, by secreting them among people who draw knife at hearing the Harkonnen name, who hate the Harkonnens so much they'll burn a chair in which a Harkonnen has sat, salt the ground over which a Harkonnen has walked.†   (source)
  • Constant secretions from every quarter.†   (source)
  • Yet he persisted, patiently elucidating the coats of the cell wall that caused a reaction in host tissue and helping to discover the half-dozen toxins secreted by the bacteria to break down tissue, spread infection, and destroy red cells.†   (source)
  • In one such secreted hallway I hung a great nude on the other side of glass, just to annoy my husband should he stray inside†   (source)
  • Besides their differences in color and hair, he noted, black people secreted less by the kidneys and more by the glands of the skin, "which gives them a very strong and disagreeable odor."†   (source)
  • When Alexander asked what he had, Yummy flashed a little bottle of bow-wow wine, secreted away in his coat pocket.†   (source)
  • When the lights come up after the concert, I feel drained, lugubrious, as though my blood has been secreted out of me and replaced with tar.†   (source)
  • She had a primo prison job training the service dogs, she had all the contraband onions she needed, she ran a side business doing pedicures, and rumor was that she even had a cell phone secreted somewhere in the prison, so she could call her man on the outside without waiting in line and paying the prison's sky-high rates.†   (source)
  • Long afterward, writing of this time in his boyhood, John Quincy Adams would recall secreting himself in a closet to smoke tobacco and read Milton's Paradise Lost, trying without success to determine what "recondite charm" in them gave his father so much pleasure.†   (source)
  • Alcohol had leached out of the lungs, out of skin pores, out of the secretions of enough men and women to make the place smell like a cocktail lounge.†   (source)
  • When she was little, her grandmother had taught her that everything associated with human functions is natural, and she could speak of menstruation as of poetry, but later on, at school, she learned that all bodily secretions except tears are indecent.†   (source)
  • They included the doctor who had done the autopsy on Monet, nurses who had attended Monet or Dr. Musoke, the surgeons who had operated on Musoke, and aides and technicians who had handled any secretions from either Monet or Musoke.†   (source)
  • It was also a rare privilege, the kerchief; only those prisoners fortunate enough to work at Haus Miss were ever permitted thus to secrete the degrading baldness which to one degree or another every inmate, male and female, presented to this hermetically sealed world behind the electrified fences.†   (source)
  • The means of death was apparently cyanide poisoning, accomplished orally by a capsule or pill which had been secreted somewhere on his body.†   (source)
  • This prompted me to check the condition of the slightly more than four hundred dollars I had secreted at the back of the medicine chest, in a box meant for Johnson & Johnson gauze bandages†   (source)
  • It became, then, a question of precision, as she had whispered to Bronek the day before: secreting the radio beneath her smock, she would hurry downstairs and pass it along to him in the darkness of the cellar.†   (source)
  • The sexual memory in which I was drenched during that season in Brooklyn, whenever I forlornly unloosed the floodgates, was of uneasy darkness, sweat, reproving murmurs, bands and sinews of obdurate elastic, lacerating little hooks and snaps, whispered prohibitions, straining erections, stuck zippers and a warm miasmal odor of the secretions from inflamed and obstructed glands.†   (source)
  • It appears Mrs Danvers has accused Robert of secreting a valuable ornament from the morning-room.†   (source)
  • Sickening-spoils my appetite-all this discussion of-animals' secretion-salivary glands-mastication!†   (source)
  • Lunt was secreting the last of them in brown paper preparatory to taking them home.†   (source)
  • The decanted infant howls; at once a nurse appears with a bottle of external secretion.†   (source)
  • We keep their internal secretions artificially balanced at a youthful equilibrium.†   (source)
  • You're drowning in your own secretions," said Coker with his yellow grin.†   (source)
  • These things not appearing so threatening to me as they ought to appear, I was, on this topic anyhow, a fool to her, one who also could be stuck, leg-bent, in that white spiders' secretion and paralyzed inside women's edifices of safety.†   (source)
  • Then a goose came forward and confessed to having secreted six ears of corn during the last year's harvest and eaten them in the night.†   (source)
  • He feared and hated the recess periods, trembled before the brawling confusion of the mob and the playground, but his pride forbade that he skulk within, or secrete himself away from them.†   (source)
  • It was as if the earth on which our houses stood were being purged of its secreted humors; thrusting up to the surface the abscesses and pus-clots that had been forming in its entrails.†   (source)
  • Flopped on chairs, they contemplated now the magnificent conquest over taps and bath; now the more arduous, more partial triumph over long rows of books, black as ravens once, now white-stained, breeding pale mushrooms and secreting furtive spiders.†   (source)
  • Animals have secretions in their stomachs which enable them to digest food without mastication, but human beings are supposed to chew their food before they swallow it down.†   (source)
  • From eighteen hundred bottles eighteen hundred carefully labelled infants were simultaneously sucking down their pint of pasteurized external secretion.†   (source)
  • The President of the Internal and External Secretions Corporation was perpetually on the phone, and she had been to Deauville with the Deputy-Governor of the Bank of Europe.†   (source)
  • Northwards, beyond and above the trees, the Internal and External Secretions factory glared with a fierce electric brilliance from every window of its twenty stories.†   (source)
  • From the grounds of the Internal and External Secretion Trust came the lowing of those thousands of cattle which provided, with their hormones and their milk, the raw materials for the great factory at Farnham Royal.†   (source)
  • Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.†   (source)
  • The composition of the secretion called, sweat was poorly understood.†   (source)
  • The diamonds were sewed into her habit, and secreted in my Lord's padding and boots.†   (source)
  • Your quill pen will be whalebone, your ink a juice secreted by cuttlefish or squid.†   (source)
  • He secreted mirth on all occasions for special discharge at popular parties.†   (source)
  • With each passing year the mollusk's secretions added new concentric layers.†   (source)
  • The Captain could not but own that the secreting of the money had a very ugly look.†   (source)
  • It transports the animal that secretes it without the animal sticking to it.†   (source)
  • She thought of the gun she had secreted, and it gave her strength to control her agitation and to return to the cabin outwardly calm.†   (source)
  • Yes, good God, let me smell the odor of the skin on your knee, beneath which the ingeniously segmented capsule secretes its slippery oil!†   (source)
  • The robin used to secrete himself in a bush and watch this anxiously, his head tilted first on one side and then on the other.†   (source)
  • she asked) feels rise within her, once youth is past, and must eject upon some object—it may be Emigration, it may be Emancipation; but whatever it be, this object round which the essence of her soul is daily secreted, becomes inevitably prismatic, lustrous, half looking-glass, half precious stone; now carefully hidden in case people should sneer at it; now proudly displayed.†   (source)
  • Then in the case of excisions you have all kinds of secondary changes, pigmentary disturbances, modifications of the passions, alterations in the secretion of fatty tissue.†   (source)
  • At first he had appreciated only the material quality of the sounds which those instruments secreted.†   (source)
  • She was no longer the listless creature who had lived at his side in a state of sullen self-absorption, but a mysterious alien presence, an evil energy secreted from the long years of silent brooding.†   (source)
  • But it secretes friendly girls, young men who sing, and one lady instructress who really likes Milton and Carlyle.†   (source)
  • I proposed to make my way into the house, secrete myself upstairs, watch my opportunity, and when everything was quiet, rummage out a wig, mask, spectacles, and costume, and go into the world, perhaps a grotesque but still a credible figure.†   (source)
  • But, at the sound of the word Guermantes, I saw in the middle of each of our friend's blue eyes a little brown dimple appear, as though they had been stabbed by some invisible pin-point, while the rest of his pupils, reacting from the shock, received and secreted the azure overflow.†   (source)
  • As to your practice, if a gentleman walks into my rooms smelling of iodoform, with a black mark of nitrate of silver upon his right forefinger, and a bulge on the right side of his top-hat to show where he has secreted his stethoscope, I must be dull, indeed, if I do not pronounce him to be an active member of the medical profession.†   (source)
  • by a supreme muscular effort, a long way in excess of my real strength, stripping myself, as of a shell that served no purpose, of the air in my own room which surrounded me, I replaced it by an equal quantity of Venetian air, that marine atmosphere, indescribable and peculiar as the atmosphere of the dreams which my imagination had secreted in the name of Venice; I could feel at work within me a miraculous disincarnation; it was at once accompanied by that vague desire to vomit which one feels when one has a very sore throat; and they had to put me to bed with a fever so persistent that the doctor not only assured my parents that a visit, that spring, to Florence and Venice wa†   (source)
  • The body hovering before him, this individual, living self was therefore a huge multiplicity of breathing and self-nourishing entities, which in the course of organic integration and specialization had forfeited their existence as selves to become anatomical elements, but with such a total loss of freedom and direct connection to life that some functioned only in response to stimuli like light, sound, touch, or warmth, whereas others could only cluster in new shapes or secrete digestive juices, and still others had been trained to function solely for defense, support, transport of fluids, or procreation.†   (source)
  • That's a display put on by the skin's sebaceous glands, which give off the skin's oils, a kind of protein-rich, fatty secretion, you know—not exactly appetizing, but it keeps the skin supple, so that it doesn't dry out and crack or break and remains pleasant to the touch.†   (source)
  • Arm enough to support the rest; with its joints made of tendons, cartilage, and slippery, well-oiled balls and sockets; with its more than two hundred muscles; with its central system of organs for nutrition and respiration, for registering and transmitting stimuli; with its protective membranes, serous cavities, and glands pumping secretions; with its complicated interior, a network of pipes and crevices, including openings onto the world outside—understood that this self was a living entity of a higher order, far removed from those simple organisms that breathed, fed, even thought, with just the surface of their bodies, that it was constructed, rather, out of a myriad of smal†   (source)
  • Then he stood there, too, and wept, let the tears flow down his cheeks, like those that had stung the cheeks of the English naval officer—the colorless liquid that flows at every hour everywhere in the world, so richly and bitterly that earth's vale has poetically been named after it: an alkaline, salty liquid that our body secretes from glands when our nerves are subjected to the shock of pain, whether physical or psychological.†   (source)
  • Under the impetus of brain and of motor nerves extending from the spine, belly and rib cage stirred, the pleuroperitoneal cavity swelled and contracted; the breath, warmed and moistened by mucous membranes along the trachea and laden with secreted material, streamed out between the lips, now that oxygen had bonded with the hemoglobin in the blood deep in the air sacs of the lungs.†   (source)
  • Do you not see he has taken it for granted that all men proceed to conceal a letter,—not exactly in a gimlet hole bored in a chair-leg—but, at least, in some out-of-the-way hole or corner suggested by the same tenor of thought which would urge a man to secrete a letter in a gimlet-hole bored in a chair-leg?†   (source)
  • The whole stock of Hutter's arms, which had been left in the building as a resource in the event of a sudden outbreaking of hostilities, had been removed, and were already secreted, agreeably to Deerslayer's directions.†   (source)
  • As both parties secreted themselves, the woods were again as still and quiet as a mild summer morning and deep solitude could render them.†   (source)
  • It now became necessary for Chingachgook, who ran the greatest risk of detection, to find a cover where he could secrete himself until the party might pass.†   (source)
  • With those words the passenger opened the coach-door and got in; not at all assisted by his fellow-passengers, who had expeditiously secreted their watches and purses in their boots, and were now making a general pretence of being asleep.†   (source)
  • If he led them out of rooms where it was, if he shut up drawers and closets where it stood, if he drew the curious from places where he knew it to be secreted, and got them out into the streets, the very chimneys of the mills assumed that shape, and round them was the printed word.†   (source)
  • Such are the opinions of the Americans, and if any hold that the religious spirit which I admire is the very thing most amiss in America, and that the only element wanting to the freedom and happiness of the human race is to believe in some blind cosmogony, or to assert with Cabanis the secretion of thought by the brain, I can only reply that those who hold this language have never been in America, and that they have never seen a religious or a free nation.†   (source)
  • Sometimes, when I pushed off my boat in the morning, I disturbed a great mud-turtle which had secreted himself under the boat in the night.†   (source)
  • The shadow thickening and thickening as he approached its source, he thought of the secrets of the lonely church-vaults, where the people who had hoarded and secreted in iron coffers were in their turn similarly hoarded, not yet at rest from doing harm; and then of the secrets of the river, as it rolled its turbid tide between two frowning wildernesses of secrets, extending, thick and dense, for many miles, and warding off the free air and the free country swept by winds and wings of birds.†   (source)
  • Almost the first remarkable thing I observed in Miss Murdstone was, her being constantly haunted by a suspicion that the servants had a man secreted somewhere on the premises.†   (source)
  • And he went without shrinking through his abstinence from drugs, much sustained by application of the thermometer which implied the importance of his temperature, by the sense that he furnished objects for the microscope, and by learning many new words which seemed suited to the dignity of his secretions.†   (source)
  • It was, however, Saturday, and the sun was already turning the shadows of the pines toward the east; on the morrow the conscientious magistrate could not engage in such an expedition at the peril of his soul and long before Monday, the venison, and all vestiges of the death of the deer, might be secreted or destroyed.†   (source)
  • 'Oh, no,' said Kate, 'of course not; but he—mama does not think so, I believe—but he is a mad gentleman who has escaped from the next house, and must have found an opportunity of secreting himself here.'†   (source)
  • As to her money, she first secreted it in odd corners, wrapped in a rag or an old curl-paper; but some of these hoards having been discovered by the housemaid, Eliza, fearful of one day losing her valued treasure, consented to intrust it to her mother, at a usurious rate of interest — fifty or sixty per cent.; which interest she exacted every quarter, keeping her accounts in a little book with anxious accuracy.†   (source)
  • No one was ever able to discover how, and by what connivance, he succeeded in procuring, and secreting a bottle of wine, invented, so it is said, by Desrues, with which a narcotic is mixed, and which the band of the Endormeurs, or Sleep-compellers, rendered famous.†   (source)
  • In reply Boris wrote these lines: Aliment de poison d'une ame trop sensible, Toi, sans qui le bonheur me serait impossible, Tendre melancholie, ah, viens me consoler, Viens calmer les tourments de ma sombre retraite, Et mele une douceur secrete A ces pleurs que je sens couler.†   (source)
  • With little difficulty I made my way unperceived to the main hatchway, which was partially open, and soon found an opportunity of secreting myself in the hold.†   (source)
  • When Asinus was thus secured, and as his master believed secreted, the whole party proceeded to find some place where they might rest themselves, during the time required for the repose of the animal.†   (source)
  • Ticket-collecting is a slow business in the East, where people secrete their tickets in all sorts of curious places.†   (source)
  • They were taken and secreted.†   (source)
  • Upon reaching the hut I rapped, as was my custom, and getting no reply, sought for the key where I knew it was secreted, unlocked the door and went in.†   (source)
  • So like a choice casket is it secreted in him, that I have known some whalemen who peremptorily deny that the Sperm Whale has any other brain than that palpable semblance of one formed by the cubic-yards of his sperm magazine.†   (source)
  • Although everything he brought necessitated carriage at his own back, he had secreted among his tools a few of Elizabeth-Jane's cast-off belongings, in the shape of gloves, shoes, a scrap of her handwriting, and the like, and in his pocket he carried a curl of her hair.†   (source)
  • But whatever may be its basis, it is clear that a very large portion of it is furnished by certain glands, which pour out a viscid secretion.'†   (source)
  • 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 her own family and the neighborhood, so as no woman can ever hope to be who has not the praeterite an†   (source)
  • One hand lay outside the folds of her habit rigid as that of a skeleton; the nails had been eaten away; the joints of the fingers, if not bare to the bone, were swollen knots crusted with red secretion.†   (source)
  • The third proceeded to barricade the doors and windows, then returned, and the three united in stifling the cries of terror incited by the sight of these preparations, and then dragged Assunta feet foremost towards the brazier, expecting to wring from her an avowal of where her supposed treasure was secreted.†   (source)
  • Whenever you find a young man behind the kitchen-door, you give that young man in charge on suspicion of being secreted in a dwelling-house with an unlawful purpose.†   (source)
  • Following the footsteps of the scout, he led the party back through the thicket, his men scalping the fallen Hurons and secreting the bodies of their own dead as they proceeded, until they gained a point where the former was content to make a halt.†   (source)
  • The lunatic is both cunning and malignant; she has never failed to take advantage of her guardian's temporary lapses; once to secrete the knife with which she stabbed her brother, and twice to possess herself of the key of her cell, and issue therefrom in the night-time.†   (source)
  • His terms had been accepted, and Monsieur Sanglier had several interviews with him in the vicinity of the fort at Oswego, and had actually passed one entire night secreted in the garrison.†   (source)
  • I design to secrete it in the wall of the chimney, where I have slowly and laboriously made a place of concealment for it.†   (source)
  • He had a lively perception of his own unfortunate state, and was always rubbing his eyes with the sleeve of his jacket, or stooping to blow his nose on the extreme corner of a little pocket-handkerchief, which he never would take completely out of his pocket, but always economized and secreted.†   (source)
  • For the fact that, from the point of view of observation, reason and the will are merely secretions of the brain, and that man following the general law may have developed from lower animals at some unknown period of time, only explains from a fresh side the truth admitted thousands of years ago by all the religious and philosophic theories—that from the point of view of reason man is subject to the law of necessity; but it does not advance by a hair's breadth the solution of the question, which has another, opposite, side, based on the consciousness of freedom.†   (source)
  • He particularly remarked that, while by far the greater part of the women, and all the children, together with the effects of the party, were hurried to the rear, probably with an order to secrete themselves in some of the adjacent woods, the tent of Mahtoree himself was left standing, and its contents undisturbed.†   (source)
  • Even all the padlocks were removed, and it only remained to raise the heavy lid, again, to expose all the treasures of this long secreted hoard.†   (source)
  • It is clear that Kidd—if Kidd indeed secreted this treasure, which I doubt not—it is clear that he must have had assistance in the labor.†   (source)
  • 'Not that at any time,' she proceeded, 'its worst enemy could have said it was a cheerful house for that it was never made to be but always highly impressive, fond memory recalls an occasion in youth ere yet the judgment was mature when Arthur—confirmed habit—Mr Clennam—took me down into an unused kitchen eminent for mouldiness and proposed to secrete me there for life and feed me on what he could hide from his meals when he was not at home for the holidays and on dry bread in disgrace which at that halcyon period too frequently occurred, would it be inconvenient or asking too much to beg to be permitted to revive those scenes and walk through the house?'†   (source)
  • This odoriferous substance is secreted, i.e., formed, in a double glandular pouch near the tail, and the Dutch keep the creature in captivity, so that it shall afford them a continual supply.†   (source)
  • To those who watched his motions from behind their cover, and they were all in the canoes, it was evident that Jasper was totally at a loss to imagine where the Pathfinder had secreted himself.†   (source)
  • My mother was so much worse that Peggotty, coming in with the teaboard and candles, and seeing at a glance how ill she was, — as Miss Betsey might have done sooner if there had been light enough, — conveyed her upstairs to her own room with all speed; and immediately dispatched Ham Peggotty, her nephew, who had been for some days past secreted in the house, unknown to my mother, as a special messenger in case of emergency, to fetch the nurse and doctor.†   (source)
  • That, the lofty example of this immaculate and unimpeachable witness for the Crown, to refer to whom however unworthily was an honour, had communicated itself to the prisoner's servant, and had engendered in him a holy determination to examine his master's table-drawers and pockets, and secrete his papers.†   (source)
  • Kirsch emerging presently from the neighbourhood of the hold, where he had been bellowing instructions intermingled with polyglot oaths to the ship's men engaged in secreting the passengers' luggage, came to give an account of himself to his brother interpreters.†   (source)
  • The boy, who had been well instructed, and was sufficiently crafty, proceeded, with a bosom that was swelling with the pride of such a confidence, and all the hopes of young ambition, carelessly across the clearing to the wood, which he entered at a point at some little distance from the place where the guns were secreted.†   (source)
  • 'The name by which they are distinguished is derived from the Latin word "mama," a breast, and is given to them because all the species belonging to this class are furnished with a set of organs called the mammary glands, secreting the liquid known as milk, by which the young are nourished.†   (source)
  • Early in the evening he embraced her, and her scarcely less dear namesake, pretending that he would return by-and-bye (an imaginary engagement took him out, and he had secreted a valise of clothes ready), and so he emerged into the heavy mist of the heavy streets, with a heavier heart.†   (source)
  • My boys questioned me closely on the subject of serpents in general; and I described to them the action of the poison fangs; how they folded back on the sides of the upper jaw, and how the poison-secreting glands, and reservoir are found at the back and sides of the head, giving to the venomous serpents that peculiar width of head which is so unfailing a characteristic.†   (source)
  • The tiny microscopic animals that secrete this polypary live by the billions in the depths of their cells.†   (source)
  • Becky had it made into a pelisse for herself, in which she rode in the Bois de Boulogne to the admiration of all: and you should have seen the scene between her and her delighted husband, whom she rejoined after the army had entered Cambray, and when she unsewed herself, and let out of her dress all those watches, knick-knacks, bank-notes, cheques, and valuables, which she had secreted in the wadding, previous to her meditated flight from Brussels!†   (source)
  • Now then, those Testacea capable of producing pearls include rainbow abalone, turbo snails, giant clams, and saltwater scallops—briefly, all those that secrete mother-of-pearl, in other words, that blue, azure, violet, or white substance lining the insides of their valves.†   (source)
  • "But," I went on, "for secreting pearls, the ideal mollusk is the pearl oyster Meleagrina margaritifera, that valuable shellfish.†   (source)
  • But just as Captain Nemo and his chief officer rushed at it, the animal shot off a spout of blackish liquid, secreted by a pouch located in its abdomen.†   (source)
  • And the power of their light was increased by those glimmers unique to medusas, starfish, common jellyfish, angel-wing clams, and other phosphorescent zoophytes, which were saturated with grease from organic matter decomposed by the sea, and perhaps with mucus secreted by fish.†   (source)
  • These polyps grow exclusively in the agitated strata at the surface of the sea, and so it's in the upper reaches that they begin these substructures, which sink little by little together with the secreted rubble binding them.†   (source)
  • "My gallant Ned," I replied, "for poets a pearl is a tear from the sea; for Orientals it's a drop of solidified dew; for the ladies it's a jewel they can wear on their fingers, necks, and ears that's oblong in shape, glassy in luster, and formed from mother-of-pearl; for chemists it's a mixture of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate with a little gelatin protein; and finally, for naturalists it's a simple festering secretion from the organ that produces mother-of-pearl in certain bivalves."†   (source)
  • Large as was the building, she had already visited the greatest part; though, on being told that, with the addition of the kitchen, the six or seven rooms she had now seen surrounded three sides of the court, she could scarcely believe it, or overcome the suspicion of there being many chambers secreted.†   (source)
  • Commendatore Beninobenone having been extricated from underneath the presidential armchair, it was explained by his legal adviser Avvocato Pagamimi that the various articles secreted in his thirty-two pockets had been abstracted by him during the affray from the pockets of his junior colleagues in the hope of bringing them to their senses.†   (source)
  • In short, poor Conscience had certainly been defeated in the argument, had not Fear stept in to her assistance, and very strenuously urged that the real distinction between the two actions, did not lie in the different degrees of honour but of safety: for that the secreting the L500 was a matter of very little hazard; whereas the detaining the sixteen guineas was liable to the utmost danger of discovery.†   (source)
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