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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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adherent
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It was always the women, and above all the young ones, who were the most bigoted adherents of the Party, the swallowers of slogans, the amateur spies and nosers-out of unorthodoxy.
  • This doctrine, of course, had always had its adherents, but in the manner in which it was now put forward there was a significant change.

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  • Alone, scared, killing before someone can kill him, a firm adherent to the first rule, until he broke it by letting me go and then bringing me back.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Initial interest in keeping the yoga class going had surged a bit, but a number of the new adherents (Amy, cursing and squealing with every pose) didn’t last long.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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