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the principle taught by a fable or parable, for example

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an instance that warns or discourages prospective imitators

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It had been tried, but she suffered so much that it was given up, and she did her lessons at home with her father.
A quarter of an hour passed before lessons again began, during which the schoolroom was in a glorious tumult; for that space of time it seemed to be permitted to talk loud and more freely, and they used their privilege.
The little bud's lesson shall teach us how sad a thing is pride, and that humility alone can bring true happiness to flower and Fairy.
What a lesson of humility, my brethren, might not each of us obtain from a review of his infant hours, and the recollection of his juvenile passions
The Butcher would gladly have talked till next day, But he felt that the lesson must end, And he wept with delight in attempting to say He considered the Beaver his friend.
He won't ask till the end of the lessons, and then I will make out the bill.
Wharton had even asked him to pay him the two shillings which the lesson cost once a week rather than once a month, since it made things less complicated.
I also learned a valuable lesson at Hampton by coming into contact with the best breeds of live stock and fowls.
Not even yet, however, does the average critic recognize this, and such lesson as the "Editor's Study" assumed to teach remains here in all its essentials for his improvement.
I had to run after my pupils to catch them, to carry or drag them to the table, and often forcibly to hold them there till the lesson was done.
Usanga was for taking his first lesson in aviation immediately.
In the north he had learned the lesson that he must let the master's dogs alone, and he did not forget that lesson now.
Only to give you a lesson in politeness," said Gentleman Jones.
Now, I will be good, master, and do my lesson nicely.
He had now to take care of his little sister Augusta, who was much younger than himself, and he was, besides, to learn his lesson at the same time; but these two things would not do together at all.