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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Except where it touched upon her own life she had no interest in Party doctrine.
  • Yet she had only the dimmest idea of who Goldstein was and what doctrines he was supposed to represent.
  • In the ramifications of party doctrine she had not the faintest interest.
  • This doctrine, of course, had always had its adherents, but in the manner in which it was now put forward there was a significant change.
  • In the past the need for a hierarchical form of society had been the doctrine specifically of the High.
  • The new doctrines arose partly because of the accumulation of historical knowledge, and the growth of the historical sense, which had hardly existed before the nineteenth century.
  • Goldstein was delivering his usual venomous attack upon the doctrines of the Party — an attack so exaggerated and perverse that a child should have been able to see through it, and yet just plausible enough to fill one with an alarmed feeling that other people, less level-headed than oneself, might be taken in by it.
  • Its rulers are not held together by blood-ties but by adherence to a common doctrine.
  • It is also that no change in doctrine or in political alignment can ever be admitted.
  • The word Comintern, on the other hand, suggests merely a tightly-knit organization and a well-defined body of doctrine.
  • But you could share in that future if you kept alive the mind as they kept alive the body, and passed on the secret doctrine that two plus two make four.
  • The name of every organization, or body of people, or doctrine, or country, or institution, or public building, was invariably cut down into the familiar shape; that is, a single easily pronounced word with the smallest number of syllables that would preserve the original derivation.

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  • She challenges accepted doctrine.
  • The Monroe Doctrine helped to limit European influence in South America.

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