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Only half a million people , the people in the country houses , definitely benefited
from the existing system . Moreover , the tendency of small business to merge
together into large ones robbed more and more of the monied class of their ...
In those vast new wildernesses of glass and brick the sharp distinctions of the
older kind of town , with its slums and mansions , or of the country , with its manor
houses and squalid cottages , no longer exist . There are wide gradations of ...
It needs some very great disaster , such as prolonged subjugation by a foreign
enemy , to destroy a national culture . The Stock Exchange will be pulled down ,
the horse plough will give way to the tractor , the country houses will be turned
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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