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“Smelly” Bleg

Just linked to the latest George Will column (for which link, I thank you, Andrew), and found this marvelous paragraph:

Academics such as the next secretary of state still decorate Washington, but academia is less listened to than it was. It has marginalized itself, partly by political shrillness and silliness that have something to do with the parochialism produced by what George Orwell called “smelly little orthodoxies.”

Since Will’s columns appear without footnotes, I must ask the readers of this happy Corner: Where in Orwell does that phrase, “smelly little orthodoxies,” appear? Volume? Page number? Please place “smelly” in your subject line.


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