This is a quote from the book "Animal Farm" by George Orwell
... Sunday mornings Squealer, holding down a long strip of paper with his trotter, would read out to them lists of figures proving that the production of every class of foodstuff had increased by two hun dred per cent, three hundred per cent, or five hundred per cent, as the case might be. The animals saw no reason to disbelieve him, especially as they could no longer remember very clearly what condit ions had been like before the Rebellion. All the same, there were days when they felt that they would sooner have had less figures and more food.

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