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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • His face grew solemn again, and he raised his glass: ’I think it is fitting that we should begin by drinking a health.
  • He wolfed another tasteless meal in the canteen, hurried off to the Centre, took part in the solemn foolery of a ’discussion group’, played two games of table tennis, swallowed several glasses of gin, and sat for half an hour through a lecture entitled ’Ingsoc in relation to chess’.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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