My Object All Sublime

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My Object All Sublime is a science fiction short story written by Robert Anson Heinlein, originally printed under the pen name Lyle Monroe, in the February, 1942 issue of Future magazine. Its plot follows an invisible man through his adventures.

The title is taken from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado:

"My object all sublime I shall achieve in time —
To let the punishment fit the crime —
The punishment fit the crime;
And make each prisoner pent
Unwillingly represent
A source of innocent merriment —
Of innocent merriment."