a magician never reveals his secrets

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A refusal to explain how one accomplished something impressive.
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"So how did you do it? Who were the bodies I saw? You didn't kill someone did you?” “No,” Nathan said, almost insulted by her questions, but a smile came over him. “A magician never reveals his secrets, Damarus. Now turn around and enjoy the silence.”

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.
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un magicien ne révèle jamais ses secrets

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