"We are lost, for they will surely tear us to pieces with their sharp claws. But stand close behind me, and I will fight them as long as I am alive."
This adventure made the travelers more anxious than ever to get out of the forest, and they walked so fast that Dorothy became tired, and had to ride on the Lion's back
"That is easily done," replied the Scarecrow. "The Tin Woodman must build us a raft, so we can float to the other side."