With its grace and carelessness it seemed to annihilate a whole culture, a whole system of thought, as though Big Brother and the Party and the Thought Police could all be swept into nothingness by a single splendid movement of the arm.

George Orwell

1984. Part 1, Chapter 3. Winston dreams about the ‘Golden Country’ where a dark-haired woman comes from across the field, and with one movement, flings off her clothes in a disdainful gesture. He is overwhelmed with admiration for the gesture.