Charlie wentid tew TED anna didn't kome bak!

Charlie wentid tew TED anna didn't kome bak!

Post by Will in New Have » Thu, 27 Dec 2007 05:00:51



the razor blade. There was another spasm in his
entrails, the heavy boots were approaching. As the door opened, the wave of
air  that  it created  brought in  a powerful smell  of cold sweat. Parsons
walked into the cell. He was wearing khaki shorts and a sports-shirt.
     This time Winston was startled into self-forgetfulness.
     'You here!' he said.
     Parsons  gave Winston a glance in which there was neither interest nor
surprise,  but only misery. He began walking jerkily up and down, evidently
unable  to  keep still.  Each time  he straightened his  pudgy knees it was
apparent  that they were trembling. His eyes had a wide-open, staring look,
as  though  he could  not prevent  himself from gazing  at something in the
middle distance.
     'What are you in for?' said Winston.
     'Thoughtcrime!' said Parsons, almost blubbering. The tone of his voice
implied at once a complete admission of his guilt and a sort of incredulous
horror  that  such a word  could be applied  to himself. He paused opposite
Winston  and began eagerly appealing to him: 'You don't think they'll shoot
me,  do  you, old chap?  They don't shoot you  if you haven't actually done
anything  --  only thoughts, which  you can't help? I  know they give you a
fair  hearing.  Oh, I  trust them  for that! They'll  know my record, won't
they?  You  know what  kind of chap  I was. Not  a bad  chap in my way. Not
brainy, of course, but keen. I tried to do my best for the Party, didn't I?
I'll  get off  with fi