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  • So I turned to the chelloveck nearest me on the big plush seat that ran right round the whole mesto, a chelloveck, that is, who was burbling away under the influence, and I fisted him real skorry ack ack ack in the belly.

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  • But it was funny that starry chelloveck asking for a tolchock in the litso.

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  • I was still puzzling out all this and wondering whether I should refuse to be strapped down to this chair tomorrow and start a real bit of dratsing with them all, because I had my rights, when another chelloveck came in to see me.

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  • For I was like showing who was leader and the chelloveck with the ideas.

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  • Out of one glazz I could read like head - lines which were sort of trembling in the rooker of the chelloveck that held them, like BOY VICTIM OF CRIMINAL REFORM SCHEME and GOVERNMENT AS MUR -

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  • But I viddied that the devotchka at this table who was with this chelloveck was real horrorshow, not the sort you would want to like throw down and give the old in-out in-out to, but with a horrorshow plott and litso and a smiling rot and very very fair voloss and all that cal.

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  • Then one very thin starry professor type chelloveck stood up, his neck like all cables carrying like power from his gulliver to his plott, and he said:

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  • That sort of thing could sap all the strength and the goodness out of a chelloveck.

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  • And that was the state of all the cells in all the prisons in those days, brothers, and a dirty cally disgrace it was, there not being decent room for a chelloveck to stretch his limbs.

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  • Well, it was the letting-in of this new chelloveck that was really the start of my getting out of the old Staja, for he was such a nasty quarrelsome type of plenny, with a very dirty mind and filthy intentions, that trouble nachinatted that very same day.

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  • Street talk for "fellow" in Nadsat
    (literary slang from A Clockwork orange)

    January 7, 2009

  • “You were not put in this Earth just to get in touch with God. That sort of thing could sap all the strength and goodness out of a chelloveck.” Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange.

    August 15, 2008