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secretary

 [sek´rĕ-tar″e]
a person employed to do clerical work such as handling of correspondence, keeping of files, and similar duties.
unit secretary ward clerk.
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asked the Secretary, gently bringing the discourse back to Master or Mister Sloppy.
This piece of business thus put in train, the Secretary drove Mrs Boffin back to the Bower, and found employment for himself at the new house until evening.
The Secretary took the book--she had fluttered the leaves as if it were a fan--and walked beside her.
I have been waiting for an opportunity of telling you that I am Mr Boffin's Secretary.
The secretary bowed and withdrew, after a glance at the piece of paper which he held in his hand.
I shone with a reflected light, my lord,' replied the humble secretary, laying his hand upon his heart.
With which soliloquy, the secretary tilted the jug, and looked very hard into the mulled wine, to see how much remained.
The one bearing the great candlesticks, and the other the portmanteau, showed the deluded lord into his chamber; and left the secretary alone, to yawn and shake himself, and finally to fall asleep before the fire.
I said you might go to bed, John,' returned the secretary.
I wouldn't figure on that," observed the secretary, with a downward glance as though at the prostrate Raffles.
Then you can save yourself the trouble," rejoined the secretary, as he dived under the octagonal table, and came up with a small black bag that I knew at a glance.
The bag was so heavy now that the secretary used both hands to get it on the table.