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 Current Search - quarry in Animal Farm
1  And he moved off at his lumbering trot and made for the quarry.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
2  For a long time the quarry was full of snowdrifts and nothing could be done.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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3  Huge boulders, far too big to be used as they were, were lying all over the bed of the quarry.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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4  Frequently it took a whole day of exhausting effort to drag a single boulder to the top of the quarry, and sometimes when it was pushed over the edge it failed to break.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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5  There was a good quarry of limestone on the farm, and plenty of sand and cement had been found in one of the outhouses, so that all the materials for building were at hand.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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6  And in his spare moments, of which there were not many nowadays, he would go alone to the quarry, collect a load of broken stone, and drag it down to the site of the windmill unassisted.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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7  Sometimes on the slope leading to the top of the quarry, when he braced his muscles against the weight of some vast boulder, it seemed that nothing kept him on his feet except the will to continue.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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8  The animals lashed ropes round these, and then all together, cows, horses, sheep, any animal that could lay hold of the rope--even the pigs sometimes joined in at critical moments--they dragged them with desperate slowness up the slope to the top of the quarry, where they were toppled over the edge, to shatter to pieces below.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI