This is a quote from the book "Animal Farm" by George Orwell
...at came next and never succeeding. On several occasions, indeed, he did learn E, F, G, H, but by the time he knew them, it was always discovered that he had forgotten A, B, C, and D. Finally he decide d to be content with the first four letters, and used to write them out once or twice every day to refresh his memory. Mollie refused to learn any but the six letters which spelt her own name. She wou ld form these very neatly out of pieces of twig, and would then decorate them with a flower or two and walk round them admiring them.

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