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Brave New World
Aldous Huxley

Chapter 11
Finally—and this was by far the strongest reason for people’s not wanting to see poor Linda—there was her appearance. Fat; having lost her youth; with bad teeth, and a blotched complexion, and that figure (Ford!)—you simply couldn’t look at her without feeling sick, yes, positively sick.

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Fat; having lost her youth; with bad teeth, and a blotched complexion, and that figure (Ford!)—you simply couldn’t look at her without feeling sick, yes, positively sick.

Chapter 11
The return to civilization was for her the return to soma, was the possibility of lying in bed and taking holiday after holiday, without ever having to come back to a headache or a fit of vomiting, without ever being made to feel as you always felt after peyotl, as though you’d done something so shamefully anti-social that you could never hold up your head again. Drug that made you feel sick

Chapter 11
Shaw at first demurred; then let her have what she wanted. She took as much as twenty grammes a day.

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John began to understand. “Eternity was in our lips and eyes,” he murmured. “Eh?”

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“Of course,” Dr. Shaw went on, “you can’t allow people to go popping off into eternity if they’ve got any serious work to do. But as she hasn’t got any serious work …” “All the same,” John persisted, “I don’t believe it’s right.”

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“And I had six girls last week,” he confided to Helm-holtz Watson.

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This is partly due, no doubt, to the fact that he has heard them talked about by the woman Linda, his m—.” (Mustapha Mond frowned. “Does the fool think I’m too squeamish to see the word written out at full length?”)

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Mustapha Mond’s anger gave place almost at once to mirth. The idea of this creature solemnly lecturing him—him—about the social order was really too grotesque. The man must have gone mad.

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At Eton they alighted on the roof of Upper School.

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On the opposite side of School Yard, the fifty-two stories of Lupton’s Tower gleamed white in the sunshine.

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College on their left and, on their right, the School Community Singery reared their venerable piles of ferro-concrete and vita-glass. In the centre of the quadrangle stood the quaint old chrome-steel statue of Our Ford.

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Bernard, meanwhile, had taken a strong fancy to Miss Keate.

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Miss Keate smiled (and her smile was really charming, he thought); said Thank you; would be delighted to come to one of his parties.

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“Most of our girls are freemartins, of course.
Not fertile ;unable to have kids

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A click; the room was darkened; and suddenly, on the screen above the Master’s head, there were the Penitentes of Acoma prostrating themselves before Our Lady, and wailing as John had heard them wail, confessing their sins before Jesus on the Cross, before the eagle image of Pookong.

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Still wailing, the Penitentes rose to their feet, stripped off their upper garments and, with knotted whips, began to beat themselves, blow after blow.

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All the best toys are kept there, and they get chocolate cream on death days. They learn to take dying as a matter of course.” “Like any other physiological process,” put in the Head Mistress professionally.

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“Like any other physiological process,” put in the Head Mistress professionally.

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Crowds of lower-caste workers were queued up in front of the monorail station—seven or eight hundred Gamma, Delta and Epsilon men and women, with not more than a dozen faces and statures between them.

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He took John’s arm affectionately and they walked back towards the helicopter.

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Had not the Secretary of the Young Women’s Fordian Association asked her to give a lecture about her experiences? Leninas experience of New Mexico

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“Take hold of...
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