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They regarded the aristocracy as tainted with cosmopolitanism , and it took a very long time for the House of Hanover to be transmuted but not fully muted into the House of Windsor . When Dr Johnson roared out , ' Patriotism , Sir , is ...
The modern council house , with its bathroom and electric light , is smaller than the stockbroker's villa , but it is recognizably the same kind of house , which the farm labourer's cottage is not . A person who has grown up England ...
This war , tions of income , but it is the same kind of life that is being lived at different levels , in labour - saving flats or council houses , along the concrete roads and in the naked democracy of the swimming - pools .
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review