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An object-lesson in—might n't one call it the science of Applied Cynicism?The Cardinal's Snuff-Box|Henry Harland
No object-lesson is more needed in the Celestial Empire than this.In Kali's Country|Emily Churchill Thompson Sheets
It was an object-lesson for them, a clear illustration of what would happen to them if they ever disobeyed.
We had an object-lesson on the advantages of a reputation for being unamiable.Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life|Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
But I still think the object-lesson was well worth a Napoleon.Ruskin Relics|W. G. Collingwood