This is a quote from the book "Animal Farm" by George Orwell
... they were in ignominious retreat by the same way as they had come, with a flock of geese hissing after them and pecking at their calves all the way.

All the men were gone except one. Back in the yard Boxer was pawing with his hoof at the stable-lad who lay face down in the mud, trying to turn him over. The boy did not stir.

β€œHe is dead,” said Boxer sorrowfully. β€œI had no intention of doing that. I forgot that I was wearing iron shoes. Who will believe that I did not do this on purpose?”

...
read full book block explorer