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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It had been preached by kings and aristocrats and by the priests, lawyers, and the like who were parasitical upon them, and it had generally been softened by promises of compensation in an imaginary world beyond the grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: she is generously compensated
as in: he compensates with extra effort
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