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1  Yes, there is such a person, and he is alive.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 8
2  I would, if I'd been the same person then as I am now.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 3
3  There were four others on the committee, all of them persons similar to himself.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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4  The person, whoever it was, gave a small cough, evidently as a prelude to speaking.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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5  Only small sums were actually paid out, the winners of the big prizes being non-existent persons.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 8
6  The person immediately ahead of him in the queue was a small, swiftly-moving, beetle-like man with a flat face and tiny, suspicious eyes.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 1
7  But at any rate he had the appearance of being a person that you could talk to if somehow you could cheat the telescreen and get him alone.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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8  Not merely the love of one person but the animal instinct, the simple undifferentiated desire: that was the force that would tear the Party to pieces.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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9  It was true that there was no such person as Comrade Ogilvy, but a few lines of print and a couple of faked photographs would soon bring him into existence.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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10  She was very young, he thought, she still expected something from life, she did not understand that to push an inconvenient person over a cliff solves nothing.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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11  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.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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12  Winston, at normal times the kind of person who gravitates to the outer edge of any kind of scrimmage, shoved, butted, squirmed his way forward into the heart of the crowd.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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13  So tricky a piece of work would never be entrusted to a single person: on the other hand, to turn it over to a committee would be to admit openly that an act of fabrication was taking place.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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14  He was writing the diary for O'Brien--TO O'Brien: it was like an interminable letter which no one would ever read, but which was addressed to a particular person and took its colour from that fact.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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15  Quite likely the person at the next table was a spy of the Thought Police, and quite likely he would be in the cellars of the Ministry of Love within three days, but a cigarette end must not be wasted.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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16  She had no memories of anything before the early sixties and the only person she had ever known who talked frequently of the days before the Revolution was a grandfather who had disappeared when she was eight.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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17  Very occasionally some person whom you had believed dead long since would make a ghostly reappearance at some public trial where he would implicate hundreds of others by his testimony before vanishing, this time for ever.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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18  There was the usual boiled-cabbage smell, common to the whole building, but it was shot through by a sharper reek of sweat, which--one knew this at the first sniff, though it was hard to say how--was the sweat of some person not present at the moment.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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19  The largest section of the Records Department, far larger than the one on which Winston worked, consisted simply of persons whose duty it was to track down and collect all copies of books, newspapers, and other documents which had been superseded and were due for destruction.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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20  Thoughts and actions which, when detected, mean certain death are not formally forbidden, and the endless purges, arrests, tortures, imprisonments, and vaporizations are not inflicted as punishment for crimes which have actually been committed, but are merely the wiping-out of persons who might perhaps commit a crime at some time in the future.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 9