And here, as in an object-lesson, we see the true merits of the problem.
The achievement of American independence had been an object-lesson most potent.
A more ghastly sight, or an object-lesson of more potency, could scarcely be imagined.
The globe has perished, but the object-lesson in education remains.
It is not often that a man is so fortunate as to have such an object-lesson as this.
But I still think the object-lesson was well worth a Napoleon.
Such entries are frequent, and one day there came along a kind of object-lesson.
It is an object-lesson of the way in which we blunder into Empire.
Then they tried to laugh, and went on debating in whispers the object-lesson before them.
But the simplicity of our White House regime was an object-lesson.