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Shakespeare -- as in: William Shakespeare
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Winston woke up with the word ’Shakespeare’ on his lips.
  • Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Byron — they’ll exist only in Newspeak versions, not merely changed into something different, but actually changed into something contradictory of what they used to be.
  • Various writers, such as Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, Byron, Dickens, and some others were therefore in process of translation: when the task had been completed, their original writings, with all else that survived of the literature of the past, would be destroyed.

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  • As Shakespeare said, "The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose."
  • We enjoy Shakespeare in the Park programs during the summer.

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