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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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He imagined his father's having suddenly been presented with both the Vladimir and the Andrey today, and in consequence being much better tempered at his lesson, and dreamed how, when he was grown up, he would himself receive all the orders, and what they might invent higher than the Andrey.
His fees are high; his lessons are light--his high-lights have brought him renown.
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.
She had arrived in the middle of school-hours, and had sat by while Philip went through his lessons with Mr.
Alec had his laugh, and then Rose sat down and took a lesson in accounts which she never forgot.
He ought, to be sure, to have read over his lesson again, but that, you know, he could not do.
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.
The lesson had comprised part of the reign of Charles I.
At efening I shall gif a little lesson with much gladness, for look you, Mees Marsch, I haf this debt to pay.
I thought to myself, "She will consider her first attempt at taking a lesson in English something of a failure;" and I wondered whether she had departed in the sulks, or whether stupidity had induced her to take my words too literally, or, finally, whether my irritable tone had wounded her feelings.
I like them very well; but you see I had to give them a lesson.
Here stuck the great stupid boys, who, for the life of them, could never master the accidence--the objects alternately of mirth and terror to the youngsters, who were daily taking them up and laughing at them in lesson, and getting kicked by them for so doing in play-hours.
This lesson I have tried to carry with me ever since.
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.