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... of naked power ; contained in it , quite consciously and intentionally , is the
vision of a boot crashing down on a face . ... for what it is saying is “ Yes , I am
ugly , and you daren ' t laugh at me ” , like the bully who makes faces at his victim
Buy a Spitfire , but also buy Haig and Haig , Pond ' s Face Cream and Black
Magic Chocolates . But one thing gives hope — the visible swing in public
opinion . If we can survive this war , the defeat in Flanders will turn out to have
been one of ...
Hitler will at any rate go down in history as the man who made the City of London
laugh on the wrong side of its face . For the first time in their lives the comfortable
were uncomfortable , the professional optimists had to admit that there was ...
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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