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Quote from George Orwell,

"That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat
or labourer's cottage is the symbol of democracy.
It is our job to see that it stays there."


George Orwell (more quotes by George Orwell or books by/about George Orwell)

[Eric Arthur Blair] (1903-1950) British author


Orwell: The Authorized Biography, Michael Shelden, (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991), p. 328


Arms, Cooperation, Defense, Democracy, Militia, Tradition, Tyranny


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