Quotes from animal farm about boxer
Animal Farm Quotes by George Orwell
Animal Farm Quotes
Boxer is the strongest animal on the farm, "an enormous beast, nearly eighteen hands high, and as strong as any two ordinary horses put together [ These are great qualities for a horse, but—as it turns out—not such great qualities for a revolutionary under Stalin's government. Click the character infographic to download. At first, things seem to be going well. He's a hard worker, making "I will work harder" into his personal motto 3. He's a brave fighter, and the narrator tells us that, during the Battle of the Cowshed, "the most terrifying spectacle of all was Boxer, rearing up on his hind legs and striking out with his great iron-shod hoofs like a stallion" 4.
His knees were bleeding, he had lost a shoe and split his hoof, and a dozen pellets had lodged themselves in his hind leg. Have we not driven the enemy off our soil— the sacred soil of Animal Farm? We will build another windmill. We will build six windmills if we feel like it. You do not appreciate, comrade, the mighty thing that we have done. The enemy was in occupation of this very ground that we stand upon.