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No politician could rise to power by promising them conquests or military glory ” ,
no Hymn of Hate has ever made any appeal to them . In the last war the songs
which the soldiers made up and sang of their own accord were not vengeful but ...
has more appeal than a brilliant victory . The most stirring battlepoem in English
is about a brigade of cavalry which charged in the wrong direction . And of the
last war , the four names which have really engraved themselves on the popular
The history of the past seven years has made it perfectly clear that Communism
has no chance in Western Europe . The appeal of Fascism is enormously greater
. In one country after another the Communists have been rooted out by their ...
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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