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His opponents professed to see in him a dark and wily schemer , plotting to sell
England to Hitler , but it is far likelier that he was merely a stupid old man doing
his best according to his very dim lights . It is difficult otherwise to explain the ...
... 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 British ruling class had their points . They were
preferable to ...
They might almost equally well say that if we fight against Negroes we shall turn
black . To we should have to have the history of Germany behind us . Nations do
not escape from their past merely by making a revolution . An English Socialist ...
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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