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1  Oceania was at war with Eastasia.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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2  'What I mean to say, there is a war on,' said Parsons.
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3  The Ministry of Peace, which concerned itself with war.
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4  'I thought we'd always been at war with Eurasia,' she said vaguely.
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5  Oceania was at war with Eastasia: Oceania had always been at war with Eastasia.
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6  The glamour of the underground struggle and the civil war still faintly clung to them.
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7  Oceania was at war with Eurasia: therefore Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia.
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8  Some Eurasian prisoners, guilty of war crimes, were to be hanged in the Park that evening, Winston remembered.
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9  The proles, normally apathetic about the war, were being lashed into one of their periodical frenzies of patriotism.
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10  Since about that time, war had been literally continuous, though strictly speaking it had not always been the same war.
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11  I am authorized to say that the action we are now reporting may well bring the war within measurable distance of its end.
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12  Actually, as Winston well knew, it was only four years since Oceania had been at war with Eastasia and in alliance with Eurasia.
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13  It was true that she regarded the whole war as a sham: but apparently she had not even noticed that the name of the enemy had changed.
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14  The invention of aeroplanes dated from long before her birth, but the switchover in the war had happened only four years ago, well after she was grown up.
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15  Once when he happened in some connexion to mention the war against Eurasia, she startled him by saying casually that in her opinion the war was not happening.
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16  He was an object of hatred more constant than either Eurasia or Eastasia, since when Oceania was at war with one of these Powers it was generally at peace with the other.
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17  Already, at the time when he made his discovery, Oceania was no longer at war with Eurasia, and it must have been to the agents of Eastasia that the three dead men had betrayed their country.
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18  Although no directive was ever issued, it was known that the chiefs of the Department intended that within one week no reference to the war with Eurasia, or the alliance with Eastasia, should remain in existence anywhere.
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19  She did not understand that there was no such thing as happiness, that the only victory lay in the far future, long after you were dead, that from the moment of declaring war on the Party it was better to think of yourself as a corpse.
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20  Winston could not definitely remember a time when his country had not been at war, but it was evident that there had been a fairly long interval of peace during his childhood, because one of his early memories was of an air raid which appeared to take everyone by surprise.
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