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... and will in no circumstances take a money bribe , is one of the symbolic figures
of England . He is a symbol of the strange mixture or reality and illusion ,
democracy and privilege , humbug and decency , the subtle network 20 THE
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It is a land of snobbery and privilege , ruled largely by the old and silly . But in any
calculation about it one has got to take into account its emotional unity , the
tendency of nearly all its inhabitants to feel alike and act together in moments of ...
What is wanted is a conscious open revolt by ordinary people against inefficiency
, class privilege and the rule of the old . It is not primarily a question of change of
government . British governments do , broadly speaking , represent the will of ...
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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