He received a salary on the staff of the National Guard, where he held a sinecure which was paid for by the city of Paris; he was government commissioner to a secret society
; and filled a position of superintendence in the royal household.
"It gives me the impression of a secret society
of some sort; the same with his badge upon the forearm."
This terrible secret society
was formed by some ex-Confederate soldiers in the Southern states after the Civil War, and it rapidly formed local branches in different parts of the country, notably in Tennessee, Louisiana, the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
No doubt we two should find many things to talk about by ourselves in reference to our common calling, added little Fyne portentously in his grave undertones, as if the Mercantile Marine were a secret society
"Of course it is; we are not a secret society
; and that being the case, it is all the more curious that the general should have been on his way to wake me up in order to tell me this."
The 'prentice made answer that a stranger was in attendance, who claimed admission into that secret society
of 'Prentice Knights, and a free participation in their rights, privileges, and immunities.
"Yes, but it's a secret society and therefore a hostile and harmful one which can only cause harm."
But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- be it what it may- I know it is my duty to obey the government.
"Looks like a secret society got hold of them," said Bert.
"Secret society," he repeated, with his pipe between his teeth and the match flaring, in response to his words.
He has turned what was clean, common-sense butchery among his fellow-barbarians into a very modern and scientific secret society
Examples of Silent Bill's street art, some featuring the Secret Society
of Super Villain Artists logo - which has been appearing everywhere from Las Vegas to Australia