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Secret de Polichinelle (Le)

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No secret at all. A secret known to all the world; old news. We have also “Hawker’s News,” “Piper’s News.” The secrets of Polichinelle are “stage whispers” told to all the audience.

Entre nous, cʹest quʹon appelle

Le secret de polichinelle.”


La Mascotte, ii. 12.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Secondary Colours
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