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"The young dandy, bright with cyclamen lipstick, twittered at her tears" (Part One, Chapter One, p. 7).

"Ethnic divisions were no longer important; the world was split into language groups" (Part One, Chapter Three, p. 16).

"A near-vegetarian world, non-smoking, teetotal except for alc" (Part One, Chapter Ten, p. 38).

"But, of course, we don't have slogans to make us good any more. We have the big stick" (Part Two, Chapter Four, p. 70).

"I suppose sublimation is the big word; don't eat your neighbor, eat God instead" (Part Three, Chapter Eight, p. 141).

"This new flat of his had belonged to a real reading man, a professor of Chinese, whose flesh had proved, despite his great age, not un-succulent" (Part Four, Chapter One, p. 167).

"He passed jolly or somnolent dining clubs, corpses, bones, but was not himself molested. The endless city had a smell of roasting flesh and stopped-up drains" (Part Four, Chapter...

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