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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Socialism, a theory which appeared in the early nineteenth century and was the last link in a chain of thought stretching back to the slave rebellions of antiquity, was still deeply infected by the Utopianism of past ages.

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  • There are long passages now before us of the most despicable trash, with no merit whatever beyond that of their antiquity.
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  • All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity...
    Joseph Addison

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