This is her plan to make me listen to a curtain-lecture in her room.
"Now for my curtain-lecture," he said, as they seated themselves by the fire.
We have reason to believe that there was never even a curtain-lecture delivered on the subject of the purse-silk.
And the angry expression on her face was that of a jealous wife taking notes for a curtain-lecture!
Tis in vain to talk to you; but remember I have a curtain-lecture for you, you disobedient, headstrong brute.
We may be called to account for disturbing the company: you may get a curtain-lecture, perhaps, sir.