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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • In other words it is necessary that he should have the mentality appropriate to a state of war.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As soon as Winston had dealt with each of the messages, he clipped his speakwritten corrections to the appropriate copy of The Times and pushed them into the pneumatic tube.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Winston dialled 'back numbers' on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issues of The Times, which slid out of the pneumatic tube after only a few minutes' delay.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Some nosing zealot in the Ministry (a woman, probably: someone like the little sandy-haired woman or the dark-haired girl from the Fiction Department) might start wondering why he had been writing during the lunch interval, why he had used an old-fashioned pen, what he had been writing and then drop a hint in the appropriate quarter.  (not reviewed by editor)

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