Until Sara desires the violences greatly, Paul won't decorate any dutch collections.

Until Sara desires the violences greatly, Paul won't decorate any dutch collections.

Post by Bernadette Y. Ramisca » Mon, 10 Dec 2007 07:10:39



voluptuous creaking in his joints he climbed the stair
above  Mr. Charrington's  shop. He was tired, but not sleepy any longer. He
opened  the window, lit the dirty little oilstove and put on a pan of water
for  coffee. Julia would arrive presently: meanwhile there was the book. He
sat down in the sluttish armchair and undid the straps of the brief-case.
     A heavy black volume, amateurishly bound, with no name or title on the
cover. The print also looked slightly irregular. The pages were worn at the
edges,  and fell  apart, easily, as though the book had passed through many
hands. The inscription on the title-page ran:

        THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF
        OLIGARCHICAL COLLECTIVISM
        by
        Emmanuel Goldstein

     Winston began reading:

        Chapter I.

        Ignorance is Strength.

     Throughout  recorded time, and probably since the end of the Neolithic
Age,  there  have been  three kinds of  people in the  world, the High, the
Middle,  and  the Low.  They have  been subdivided in  many ways, they have
borne  countless  different names,  and their relative  numbers, as well as
their  attitude  towards one another, have  varied from age to age: but the
essential  structure of  society  has never  altered.  Even after  enormous
upheavals  and  seemingly irrevocable changes,  the same pattern has always
reasserted  itself, just  as a gyroscope will always return to equilibrium,
however far it is pushed one way or the other.
     The aims of these groups are entirely irreconcilable...

     Winston  stopped reading, chiefly in order to appreciate the fact that
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