George Orwell Quote

Down here it was still the England I had known in my childhood: the railway cuttings smothered in wild flowers…the red buses, the blue policemen—all sleeping the deep, deep sleep of England, from which I sometimes fear that we shall never wake till we are jerked out of it by the roar of bombs.


Homage to Catalonia (1938) ch. 14

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Down here it was still the England I had known in my childhood: the railway cuttings smothered in wild flowers…the red buses, the blue...

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Down here it was still the England I had known in my childhood: the railway cuttings smothered in wild flowers…the red buses, the blue...

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Down here it was still the England I had known in my childhood: the railway cuttings smothered in wild flowers…the red buses, the blue...

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Down here it was still the England I had known in my childhood: the railway cuttings smothered in wild flowers…the red buses, the blue...