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12:12 PM
This answer would be greatly improved with some actual quotes from the passages you're referring to, to see precisely what Orwell said. The full text is legally available and searchable online from the University of Adelaide. — Rand al'Thor 6 hours ago
I'll give the OP a couple of days to see that comment, then I might do a @GarethRees and edit it with an axe :-)
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1:31 PM
Q: Who is Thomas o' Becket" in Tristram Shandy?

SenWho is Thomas o'Becket in chapter 2, vol.7 of The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman? In this chapter Tristram says he has never visited St. Thomas at Canterbury before. This Thomas is St. Thomas à Becket. But in the following passage he also says as follows: So without arguing ...

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Q: Why did the gods decide that Enkidu must die?

Rand al'ThorIn the Epic of Gilgamesh, a major turning point is the death of Enkidu as a punishment from the gods after he and Gilgamesh slew both Humbaba and Gugalanna. From the modernised Muss-Arnolt translation, Tablet VII: The great gods Anu, Enlil, Ea, and Shamash held an assembly, and Anu spoke unto...

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5:07 PM
Q: The meaning of "Lovers' Food"

Aaron John SabuThis question is regarding a dialogue of Hermia in Scene 1 of Act 1 of 'The Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare where she mentions, "From lovers' food till morrow deep midnight." Please explain what the playwright refers to by "lovers' food." I'd guess that this refers to some sort o...

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6:08 PM
This question was recently deleted by the roomba. Does anyone think it might be salvageable if we undelete it?

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