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Animal Farm
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  • After much thought Snowball declared that the Seven Commandments could in effect be reduced to a single maxim, namely: ’Four legs good, two legs bad.’
  • The birds did not understand Snowball’s long words, but they accepted his explanation, and all the humbler animals set to work to learn the new maxim by heart.
  • And from then on he adopted the maxim, ’Napoleon is always right,’ in addition to his private motto of ’I will work harder.’
  • FOUR LEGS GOOD, TWO LEGS BAD, was inscribed on the end wall of the barn, above the Seven Commandments and in bigger letters. When they had once got it by heart, the sheep developed a great liking for this maxim, and often as they lay in the field they would all start bleating ’Four legs good, two legs bad!’
  • Napoleon ended his speech with a reminder of Boxer’s two favourite maxims, ’I will work harder’ and ’Comrade Napoleon is always right’ — maxims, he said, which every animal would do well to adopt as his own.
  • Napoleon ended his speech with a reminder of Boxer’s two favourite maxims, ’I will work harder’ and ’Comrade Napoleon is always right’ — maxims, he said, which every animal would do well to adopt as his own.

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  • The advisor often quotes the maxim that all politics is local.
  • Her actions conflict with the maxim that we don’t negotiate with terrorists.

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