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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 last ...
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 England Your England 67.
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 . It is a rather restless , cultureless life
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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