Aldous Huxley

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Aldous Huxley

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feelie n. 1931 A. Huxley Music at Night ii. 123 The theatres in which the egalitarians will enjoy the talkies, tasties, smellies, and feelies.
feelie n. 1932 A. Huxley Brave New World xi. 197 Take hold of those metal knobs on the arms of your chair… Otherwise you won’t get any of the feely effects.
soma n. 1932 A. Huxley Brave New World iii. 66 There is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon.
soma n. 1932 A. Huxley Brave New World v. 95 The soma had begun to work. Eyes shone, cheeks were flushed, the inner light of universal benevolence broke out on every face in happy, friendly smiles.
uchronia n. 1938 A. Huxley Ends & Means x. 145 It would be interesting to construct a historical ‘Uchronia’ (to use Renouvier’s useful word), based upon the postulate that Robespierre and the other Jacobin leaders were convinced pacifists.
uchronic adj. 1938 A. Huxley Ends & Means x. 146 Returning from Uchronic speculations to a consideration of actuality, we find that in Russia the original aim of the revolutionaries was the creation of a society enjoying the maximum possible amount of self-government in every field of activity.