1984: Allusions | SparkNotes
Book One, Chapter IV. It struck him as curious that you could create dead men but not living ones. Comrade Ogilvy, who had never existed in the present, now existed in the past, and when once the act of forgery was forgotten, he would exist just as authentically, and upon the same evidence, as Charlemagne or Julius Caesar. This quote contains allusions to Charlemagne, the emperor of much of Western Europe who lived from AD 742–814, and the Roman dictator Julius Caesar.
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