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1  I am twelve years old and have had over four hundred children.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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2  No animal in England knows the meaning of happiness or leisure after he is a year old.
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3  She was two years past the retiring age, but in fact no animal had ever actually retired.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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4  The building of the windmill, with various other improvements, was expected to take two years.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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5  They added that Snowball had privately admitted to them that he had been Jones's secret agent for years past.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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6  In the middle of the summer Moses the raven suddenly reappeared on the farm, after an absence of several years.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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7  In past years Mr. Jones, although a hard master, had been a capable farmer, but of late he had fallen on evil days.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
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8  You young porkers who are sitting in front of me, every one of you will scream your lives out at the block within a year.
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9  There were many more creatures on the farm now, though the increase was not so great as had been expected in earlier years.
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10  It happened that there was in the yard a pile of timber which had been stacked there ten years earlier when a beech spinney was cleared.
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11  But for the first time it occurred to him that he was eleven years old and that perhaps his great muscles were not quite what they had once been.
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12  Many years ago, when I was a little pig, my mother and the other sows used to sing an old song of which they knew only the tune and the first three words.
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13  If he made a good recovery, he might expect to live another three years, and he looked forward to the peaceful days that he would spend in the corner of the big pasture.
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14  If she could have spoken her thoughts, it would have been to say that this was not what they had aimed at when they had set themselves years ago to work for the overthrow of the human race.
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15  He was twelve years old and had lately grown rather stout, but he was still a majestic-looking pig, with a wise and benevolent appearance in spite of the fact that his tushes had never been cut.
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16  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.
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17  Then there came a moment when the first shock had worn off and when, in spite of everything-in spite of their terror of the dogs, and of the habit, developed through long years, of never complaining, never criticising, no matter what happened--they might have uttered some word of protest.
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