And you hens, how many eggs have you laid in this last year, and how many of those eggs ever hatched into chickens? Only Boxer and Clover never lost heart. And not an animal on the farm had stolen so much as a mouthful. At the Meeting on the following Sunday the question of whether or not to begin work on the windmill was to be put to the vote.
He would trace out A, B, C, D in the dust with his great hoof, and then would stand staring at the letters with his ears back, sometimes shaking his forelock, trying with all his might to remember what came next and never succeeding.
When Jones forgets to feed the animals, the revolution occurs, and Jones and his men are chased off the farm. The stormy weather was followed by sleet and snow, and then by a hard frost which did not break till well into February. It happened that Jessie and Bluebell had both whelped soon after the hay harvest, giving birth between them to nine sturdy puppies.
Our labour tills the soil, our dung fertilises it, and yet there is not one of us that owns more than his bare skin. No animal must ever kill any other animal.
They could not understand, they said, how even animals could bring themselves to sing such contemptible rubbish. But once again the men, with their sticks and their hobnailed boots, were too strong for them; and suddenly, at a squeal from Snowball, which was the signal for retreat, all the animals turned and fled through the gateway into the yard.
The animals hated Moses because he told tales and did no work, but some of them believed in Sugarcandy Mountain, and the pigs had to argue very hard to persuade them that there was no such place. Jones and his men suddenly found themselves being butted and kicked from all sides.
Unfortunately the uproar awoke Mr Jones, who sprang out of bed, making sure that there was a fox in the yard. But their efforts were rewarded, for the harvest was an even bigger success than they had hoped.
You did not suppose, surely, that there was ever a ruling against beds? But they woke at dawn as usual, and suddenly remembering the glorious thing that had happened, they all raced out into the pasture together.
A minute later all five of them were in full flight down the cart-track that led to the main road, with the animals pursuing them in triumph.
To my mind this explains a great deal, comrades. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
All were agreed that no animal must ever live there. Discipline, comrades, iron discipline! No animal shall drink alcohol. The work of teaching and organising the others fell naturally upon the pigs, who were generally recognised as being the cleverest of the animals.
Napoleon paced to and fro in silence, occasionally snuffing at the ground. In past years Mr Jones, although a hard master, had been a capable farmer, but of late he had fallen on evil days.
Napoleon was hesitating between the two, unable to make up his mind. Their bodies were buried in the orchard, and it was given out that they had died of coccidiosis.
Jones was asleep, they held secret meetings in the barn and expounded the principles of Animalism to the others. The pigs had an even harder struggle to counteract the lies put about by Moses, the tame raven.
A translation in Ukrainian, which was produced in Germany, was confiscated in large part by the American wartime authorities and handed over to the Soviet repatriation commission.
He said very quietly that the windmill was nonsense and that he advised nobody to vote for it, and promptly sat down again; he had spoken for barely thirty seconds, and seemed almost indifferent as to the effect he produced.3. No animal shall wear clothes. 4.
No animal shall sleep in a bed. 5.
No animal shall drink alcohol. 6. No animal shall kill any other animal.
7. All animals are equal. It was very neatly written, and except that "friend" was written "freind" and one of the "S's" was the wrong way round, the spelling was correct all the way through.
Even when you have conquered him, do not adopt his vices. No animal must ever live in a house, or sleep in a bed, or wear clothes, or drink alcohol, or smoke tobacco, or touch money, or engage in trade.
All the habits of Man are evil. And, above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind.
Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. Manor Farm is renamed Animal Farm, and the Seven Commandments of Animalism are painted on the barn wall.
Initially, the rebellion is a success: The animals complete the harvest and meet every Sunday to debate farm policy. Even when you have conquered him, do not adopt his vices. No animal must ever live in a house, or sleep in a bed, or wear clothes, or drink alcohol, or smoke tobacco, or touch money, or engage in trade.
All the habits of Man are evil. And, above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. The animals revolt, driving the drunken, irresponsible farmer Mr.
Jones, as well as Mrs. Jones and the other human caretakers and employees, off the farm, renaming it "Animal Farm".
They adopt the Seven Commandments of Animalism, the most important of which is, "All animals are equal". “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals.
With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality/5.Download