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lessons

In the Windows version of this encyclopedia, lessons are lists of basic terms about a topic. They also provide a springboard to many other definitions, because every term is linked to every other (see virtual hypertext). However, the lesson lists contain only a fraction of the more than 25,000 terms in this encyclopedia.

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But Vassily Lukitch was thinking of nothing but the necessity of learning the grammar lesson for the teacher, who was coming at two.
So, Delia said she must give music lessons to keep the chafing dish bubbling.
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 say, Magsie," said Tom at last, shutting his books and putting them away with the energy and decision of a perfect master in the art of leaving off, "I've done my lessons now.
Queer lessons, I fancy; and what have you learned from this remarkable mixture, I should like to know?
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.
We are very good friends now, and I've begun to take lessons.
You have come in too late to receive a lesson to-day; try to be more punctual next time.
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.
The lessons taught me in this respect took such a hold upon me that at the present time, when I am at home, no matter how busy I am, I always make it a rule to read a chapter or a portion of a chapter in the morning, before beginning the work of the day.
The lessons were not tender that he had learned of their tyranny and cruelty in the days of the Indian villages.