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But by far the most interesting object, which held enormous fascination for me, sat high up on the top shelf.
And who better to do that with than the actress who is playing the object of said (alleged) lesbian affection in the flick?Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If they run off with somebody else, we say they were stolen—as if they are an object or a commodity.
He can barely speak the titles, but manages to let Viridiana and That Obscure Object of Desire pass from his lips.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The show, Bell Hooks argued in Black Looks: Race and Representation, “represents wom[e]n as the object of a phallocentric gaze.”
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Naturally the conversation fell on the all-absorbing topic of the day and the object of his mission.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
To make the effort of articulation a vital impulse in response to a mental concept,—this is the object sought.
The object of this practise is to attain facility in manipulating the elements while maintaining the smooth quality of the tone.
Every time he is dressed, or sees his mother dress, he has an object-lesson in symmetrical arrangement.Children's Ways|James Sully