From þe Opening of George MacDonald Fraser's "Þe Candlemass Road"...

Apropos of themes raised by George Orwell's "Wells, Hitler, and the World State"

The Candlemass Road: A FELLOW OF CLARE HALL, being in that state where another hour’s tippling should render him swine drunk, asked me, if I had a choice of all mankind that ever lived, which would I choose to sit by me as a guest at the next college feast. I made excuse that I was not of his learned society, but he said all was one for that, and I must…

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