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The gentleness of the English civilization , is perhaps its most marked
characteristic . You notice it the instant you set foot on English soil . It is a land
where the bus conductors are good - tempered and the policemen carry no
It is a civilization in which children grow up with an intimate knowledge of
magnetoes and in complete ignorance of the Bible . To that civilization belong the
people who are most at home in and most definitely of the modern world , the ...
With all its sloth , hypocrisy and injustice , the English - speaking civilization is the
only large obstacle in Hitler ' s path . It is a living contradiction of all the “ infallible
” dogmas of Fascism . That is why all Fascist writers · for years past have ...
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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