1 Such is the natural life of a pig.
2 The life of an animal is misery and slavery: that is the plain truth.
3 As for the others, their life, so far as they knew, was as it had always been.
4 Windmill or no windmill, he said, life would go on as it had always gone on--that is, badly.
5 "I have no wish to take life, not even human life," repeated Boxer, and his eyes were full of tears.
6 Major's speech had given to the more intelligent animals on the farm a completely new outlook on life.
7 He intended, he said, to devote the rest of his life to learning the remaining twenty-two letters of the alphabet.
8 Clover was a stout motherly mare approaching middle life, who had never quite got her figure back after her fourth foal.
9 Frederick shouted to his men to get out while the going was good, and the next moment the cowardly enemy was running for dear life.
10 But if there were hardships to be borne, they were partly offset by the fact that life nowadays had a greater dignity than it had had before.
11 They knew that life nowadays was harsh and bare, that they were often hungry and often cold, and that they were usually working when they were not asleep.
12 Nobody stole, nobody grumbled over his rations, the quarrelling and biting and jealousy which had been normal features of life in the old days had almost disappeared.
13 I have had a long life, I have had much time for thought as I lay alone in my stall, and I think I may say that I understand the nature of life on this earth as well as any animal now living.
14 Only old Benjamin professed to remember every detail of his long life and to know that things never had been, nor ever could be much better or much worse--hunger, hardship, and disappointment being, so he said, the unalterable law of life.
15 It now appeared that Snowball was not, after all, hiding on Pinchfield Farm, and in fact had never been there in his life: he was living--in considerable luxury, so it was said--at Foxwood, and had in reality been a pensioner of Pilkington for years past.