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theme
Used in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The new tune which was to be the theme-song of Hate Week (the Hate Song, it was called) had already been composed and was being endlessly plugged on the telescreens.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Always they were a rehashing of the ancient themes slum tenements, starving children, street battles, capitalists in top hats even on the barricades the capitalists still seemed to cling to their top hats an endless, hopeless effort to get back into the past.  (not reviewed by editor)

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