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The most hateful of all names in an English ear is Nosey Parker . It is obvious , of
course , that even this purely private liberty is a lost cause . Like all other modern
people , the English are in process of being numbered , labelled , conscripted ...
They do not retain among their historical memories the name of a single military
victory . English literature ... The names of the great battles that finally broke the
German armies are simply unknown to the general public . The reason why the ...
You can see the hesitation we feel on this point by the fact that we call our islands
by no less than six different names , England , Britain , Great Britain , the British
Isles , the United Kingdom and , in very exalted moments , Albion .
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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