George Orwell Quote

How sweet the air does smell — even the air of a back-street in the suburbs — after the shut-in, subfaecal stench of the spike!


Ch. 27, on the morning after Orwell is let out of his first tramps' accommodation, or 'spike'. - Down and out in Paris and London (1933)

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How sweet the air does smell — even the air of a back-street in the suburbs — after the shut-in, subfaecal stench of the spike!

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How sweet the air does smell — even the air of a back-street in the suburbs — after the shut-in, subfaecal stench of the spike!

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How sweet the air does smell — even the air of a back-street in the suburbs — after the shut-in, subfaecal stench of the spike!

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How sweet the air does smell — even the air of a back-street in the suburbs — after the shut-in, subfaecal stench of the spike!