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What does Orwell most likely mean when he writes that Clover and the other animals sang "Beasts of England very tunefully, but slowly and mournfully, in a way they never had before?"
They are saddened by the recent loss of their comrades at hands of other animals.
They are struggling to maintain hope amidst the reduced rations and general hunger.
They are struck by the difference between the hopeful future the song speaks of and the dismal present they are now experiencing.
They can't muster the energy to sing a song of the rebellion because they are questioning everything about Animalism.
All of the above