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lesson

(Castigation), noun admonishment, censure, chastening, chastisement, chiding, correction, denunciation, disciplinary measure, discipline, infliction, punishment, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof, scolding, tongue-lashing, upbraiding

lesson

(Example), noun advice, archetype, education, exemplary, gold standard, good example, ideal, illustration, instruction, learning experience, lecture, maxim, model, moral fable, noble action, paragon, preachment, precedent, precept, prototype, schooling, sermon, shining example, standard, teaching
See also: caveat, correction, guidance, punishment
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The tumult of cessation from lessons was already breaking forth, but it sank at her voice.
I felt the words of my lessons slipping off, not one by one, or line by line, but by the entire page; I tried to lay hold of them; but they seemed, if I may so express it, to have put skates on, and to skim away from me with a smoothness there was no checking.
In the first place it would be a change to give lessons in another seminary, and then to teach young ladies would be an occupation so interesting--to be admitted at all into a ladies' boarding-school would be an incident so new in my life.
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
In addition to this, I gave private lessons to several young men whom I was fitting to send to the Hampton Institute.
Often he would positively refuse to learn, or to repeat his lessons, or even to look at his book.
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.
Queer lessons, I fancy; and what have you learned from this remarkable mixture, I should like to know?
So, Delia said she must give music lessons to keep the chafing dish bubbling.
The lower-fourth, and all the forms below it, were heard in the great school, and were not trusted to prepare their lessons before coming in, but were whipped into school three-quarters of an hour before the lesson began by their respective masters, and there, scattered about on the benches, with dictionary and grammar, hammered out their twenty lines of Virgil and Euripides in the midst of babel.
But Vassily Lukitch was thinking of nothing but the necessity of learning the grammar lesson for the teacher, who was coming at two.
She had arrived in the middle of school-hours, and had sat by while Philip went through his lessons with Mr.