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1  It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.
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2  You don't grasp the beauty of the destruction of words.
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3  You think, I dare say, that our chief job is inventing new words.
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4  It is one of those interesting words that have two contradictory meanings.
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5  The urge to shout filthy words at the top of his voice was as strong as ever.
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6  Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller.
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7  The words kept coming back to him, statement of a mystical truth and a palpable absurdity.
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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  What was curious was that at the time, in the dream, the words had not made much impression on him.
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10  He had an almost overwhelming temptation to shout a string of filthy words at the top of his voice.
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11  This again was never put into plain words, but in an indirect way it was rubbed into every Party member from childhood onwards.
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12  Syme had produced a strip of paper on which there was a long column of words, and was studying it with an ink-pencil between his fingers.
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13  At the sight of the words I LOVE YOU the desire to stay alive had welled up in him, and the taking of minor risks suddenly seemed stupid.
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14  When you put it in words it sounded reasonable: it was when you looked at the human beings passing you on the pavement that it became an act of faith.
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15  The stuff that was coming out of him consisted of words, but it was not speech in the true sense: it was a noise uttered in unconsciousness, like the quacking of a duck.
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16  Neither of them looked up; steadily they spooned the watery stuff into their mouths, and between spoonfuls exchanged the few necessary words in low expressionless voices.
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17  When he did so, although he knew very well the danger of showing too much interest, he could not resist reading it once again, just to make sure that the words were really there.
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18  It was merely a few words of encouragement, the sort of words that are uttered in the din of battle, not distinguishable individually but restoring confidence by the fact of being spoken.
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19  It was absurd, since the writing of those particular words was not more dangerous than the initial act of opening the diary, but for a moment he was tempted to tear out the spoiled pages and abandon the enterprise altogether.
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20  If he could get her at a table by herself, somewhere in the middle of the room, not too near the telescreens, and with a sufficient buzz of conversation all round--if these conditions endured for, say, thirty seconds, it might be possible to exchange a few words.
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