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1  Winston kept his back turned to the telescreen.
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2  Winston had disliked her from the very first moment of seeing her.
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3  Winston stopped writing, partly because he was suffering from cramp.
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4  He took a chair in the same row as Winston, a couple of places away.
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5  Winston had seen O'Brien perhaps a dozen times in almost as many years.
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6  Winston fitted a nib into the penholder and sucked it to get the grease off.
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7  Winston had never been inside the Ministry of Love, nor within half a kilometre of it.
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8  Winston turned a switch and the voice sank somewhat, though the words were still distinguishable.
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9  BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption said, while the dark eyes looked deep into Winston's own.
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10  Winston had never made the smallest effort to verify this guess: indeed, there was no way of doing so.
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11  Winston poured out nearly a teacupful, nerved himself for a shock, and gulped it down like a dose of medicine.
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12  By sitting in the alcove, and keeping well back, Winston was able to remain outside the range of the telescreen, so far as sight went.
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13  Behind Winston's back the voice from the telescreen was still babbling away about pig-iron and the overfulfilment of the Ninth Three-Year Plan.
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14  Winston was just taking his place in one of the middle rows when two people whom he knew by sight, but had never spoken to, came unexpectedly into the room.
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15  The flat was seven flights up, and Winston, who was thirty-nine and had a varicose ulcer above his right ankle, went slowly, resting several times on the way.
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16  To one side of it there was a shallow alcove in which Winston was now sitting, and which, when the flats were built, had probably been intended to hold bookshelves.
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17  The other person was a man named O'Brien, a member of the Inner Party and holder of some post so important and remote that Winston had only a dim idea of its nature.
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18  Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by it, moreover, so long as he remained within the field of vision which the metal plaque commanded, he could be seen as well as heard.
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19  Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.
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20  It was nearly eleven hundred, and in the Records Department, where Winston worked, they were dragging the chairs out of the cubicles and grouping them in the centre of the hall opposite the big telescreen, in preparation for the Two Minutes Hate.
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