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1  Nearly all children nowadays were horrible.
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2  I'm thirty-nine and I've had four children.
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3  then you saw a lifeboat full of children with a helicopter hovering over it.
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4  Within two years those children would be denouncing her to the Thought Police.
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5  With those children, he thought, that wretched woman must lead a life of terror.
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6  Mrs. Parsons' eyes flitted nervously from Winston to the children, and back again.
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7  It was almost normal for people over thirty to be frightened of their own children.
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8  'It's the children,' said Mrs. Parsons, casting a half-apprehensive glance at the door.
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9  The only recognized purpose of marriage was to beget children for the service of the Party.
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10  There was a trampling of boots and another blast on the comb as the children charged into the living-room.
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11  The Party did not permit divorce, but it rather encouraged separation in cases where there were no children.
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12  Down in the yard the woman had stopped singing, but the faint shouts of children floated in from the street.
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13  He picked up the children's history book and looked at the portrait of Big Brother which formed its frontispiece.
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14  The Parsons children played it at all hours of the night and day, unbearably, on a comb and a piece of toilet paper.
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15  There was also something called the JUS PRIMAE NOCTIS, which would probably not be mentioned in a textbook for children.
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16  The children, on the other hand, were systematically turned against their parents and taught to spy on them and report their deviations.
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17  The family could not actually be abolished, and, indeed, people were encouraged to be fond of their children, in almost the old-fashioned way.
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18  Heavy physical work, the care of home and children, petty quarrels with neighbours, films, football, beer, and above all, gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds.
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19  Always they were a rehashing of the ancient themes--slum tenements, starving children, street battles, capitalists in top hats--even on the barricades the capitalists still seemed to cling to their top hats an endless, hopeless effort to get back into the past.
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20  He could hear the woman singing and the scrape of her shoes on the flagstones, and the cries of the children in the street, and somewhere in the far distance a faint roar of traffic, and yet the room seemed curiously silent, thanks to the absence of a telescreen.
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