In Mr. Tod's kitchen, amongst the wreckage, Benjamin Bunny
picked his way to the oven nervously, through a thick cloud of dust.
He opened the oven door, felt inside, and found something warm
and wriggling. He lifted it out carefully, and rejoined Peter Rabbit.
"I've got them! Can we get away? Shall we hide, Cousin Peter?"
Peter pricked his ears; distant sounds of fighting still echoed in the
Five minutes afterwards two breathless rabbits came scuttering
away down Bull Banks, half carrying half dragging a sack between
them, bumpetty bump over the grass. They reached home safely
and burst into the rabbit hole.