Quotation by Anthony Sampson

The lounge of the main hotel is full of jollity, with large comfortable men sitting in braces; the bar is packed with talkative intellectuals, full of witty disloyalties.... The next week the main hotel is suddenly full of dinner-jackets and large hats. The girls are dressed as if for a weekend in the country.... When one of the great men of the party comes through, the crowd edges respectfully away, murmuring loyal noises.
Anthony Sampson (b. 1926), British journalist, author. The Anatomy of Britain Today, ch. 5 (1965).

Describing repectively the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences.
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