He pushed against the leaf that held him and found it to be soft, but thick and firm.
Ojo wondered how long one could live in such a condition and if the leaf would gradually sap his strength and even his life, in order to feed itself.
Ojo wondered if Scraps had stopped screaming, or if the folds of the leaf prevented his hearing her.
Suddenly the whole leaf toppled and fell, carrying the boy with it, and while he sprawled at full length the folds slowly relaxed and set him free.
To-day as I went by, whistling, I saw a leaf curled and knew there must be something inside it.
The first leaf he cut down released Scraps, and on seeing her the Shaggy Man threw back his shaggy head, opened wide his mouth and laughed so shaggily and yet so merrily that Scraps liked him at once.
When he cut down the second leaf he rescued the Glass Cat, and Bungle was so frightened that she scampered away like a streak and soon had joined Ojo, when she sat beside him panting and trembling.
The leaf floated farther and farther away; thus Thumbelina left her native land.
A beautiful little white butterfly fluttered above her, and at last settled on the leaf.
The green leaf floated away down the stream, and the butterfly with it, for he was fastened to the leaf and could not get loose from it.
She wrapt herself round in a dead leaf, but it was torn in the middle and gave her no warmth; she was trembling with cold.
This movement on the part of the Clover Leaf members requires a word of elucidation.
Anna and Jimmy were among the first Clover Leafs to arrive that evening.
Cuddledown of Maine's Oriental Leaf
pattern is simpler, with an embroidered leaf
pattern on a white or natural background.
In a project using leaves, one camper might want to make a collection of leaf
prints, one might want to make stationery, another place cards and place mats for a special camp dinner, another wall decorations, and yet another something entirely different.