by George Orwell
1984 Memory and the Past Quotes
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And so it was with every class of recorded fact, great or small. Everything faded away into a shadow-world in which, finally, even the date of the year had become uncertain. (1.4.9)
Due to the Party’s control and rectification of all media in Oceania, there is no certainty in historical records.