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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • As they drifted down the crowded pavements, not quite abreast and never looking at one another, they carried on a curious, intermittent conversation which flicked on and off like the beams of a lighthouse, suddenly nipped into silence by the approach of a Party uniform or the proximity of a telescreen, then taken up again minutes later in the middle of a sentence, then abruptly cut short as they parted at the agreed spot, then continued almost without introduction on the following day.

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  • They selected the offices for their proximity to D.C. political power.
  • We like the neighborhood because of its proximity to the University.

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