All he had to do was to transfer to paper the interminable restless monologue that had been running inside his head, literally for years.
Since about that time, war had been literally continuous, though strictly speaking it had not always been the same war.
In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
It might very well be that literally every word in the history books, even the things that one accepted without question, was pure fantasy.
One literally never saw them except in the guise of prisoners, and even as prisoners one never got more than a momentary glimpse of them.
This was an idea that had literally never occurred to him.
Already we know almost literally nothing about the Revolution and the years before the Revolution.
When once you were in the grip of the Party, what you felt or did not feel, what you did or refrained from doing, made literally no difference.
When once they get hold of us there will be nothing, literally nothing, that either of us can do for the other.
Now it was all over, and he had literally nothing to do, no Party work of any description, until tomorrow morning.
But when war becomes literally continuous, it also ceases to be dangerous.
It was intended that when Newspeak had been adopted once and for all and Oldspeak forgotten, a heretical thought — that is, a thought diverging from the principles of Ingsoc — should be literally unthinkable, at least so far as thought is dependent on words.
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She thinks the creation story in the Bible is a literal description; while he thinks it is poetic.
The computer has no common sense. It will interpret everything you tell it literally.