Quotes: conscience-stricken

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?
    And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fists?
    And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air?
    Oh they're taking him to prison for the colour of his hair.
    Source: Additional Poems (1937) No. 18, st. 1
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