This is a quote from the book "Animal Farm" by George Orwell
...icks, except Jones, who was marching ahead with a gun in his hands. Obviously they were going to attempt the recapture of the farm.

This had long been expected, and all preparations had been made. Snowball, who had studied an old book of Julius Caesar’s campaigns which he had found in the farmhouse, was in charge of the defensi ve operations. He gave his orders quickly, and in a couple of minutes every animal was at his post.

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