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And what was true of the official world was true also of the commercial . The great
monopoly companies swallowed up hosts of petty traders . Instead of going out to
trade adventurously in the Indies one went to an office stool in Bombay or ...
But in reality , whatever may be true about democracy and totalitarianism , it is not
true that they are the same . It would not be true , even if British democracy were
incapable of evolving beyond its present stage . The whole conception of the ...
This sounds like a piece of claptrap , but it is strictly true . The defeat of 1870 did
not lessen the world - influence of France . The Third Republic had more
influence , intellectually , than the France of Napoleon III . But the sort of peace
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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