It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move.
It had been contrived as a way of letting Winston know O’Brien’s address.
If he had known where she lived, and at what time she left work, he could have contrived to meet her somewhere on her way home; but to try to follow her home was not safe, because it would mean loitering about outside the Ministry, which was bound to be noticed.
So far as it could be contrived, everything that had or might have political significance of any kind was fitted into the B vocabulary.
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