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In England patriotism takes different forms in different classes , but it runs like a
connecting thread through nearly all of them . Only the Europeanized
intelligentsia are really immune to it . As a positive emotion it is stronger in the
middle class ...
Throughout its vast extent , nearly a quarter of the earth , there were fewer armed
men than would be found necessary by a minor Balkan state . As people to live
under , and looking at them merely from a liberal , negative standpoint , the ...
By 1920 nearly every inch of the colonial empire was in the grip of Whitehall .
Well - meaning , over - civilized men , in dark suits and black felt hats , with neatly
rolled umbrellas crooked over the left forearm , were imposing their constipated ...
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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