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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Portions of it are constantly changing hands, and it is the chance of seizing this or that fragment by a sudden stroke of treachery that dictates the endless changes of alignment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Apart from very short notes, it was usual to dictate everything into the speak-write which was of course impossible for his present purpose.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Winston thought for a moment, then pulled the speakwrite towards him and began dictating in Big Brother's familiar style: a style at once military and pedantic, and, because of a trick of asking questions and then promptly answering them ('What lessons do we learn from this fact, comrades?  (not reviewed by editor)

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