The KISS Grammar Workbooks Return to: The Child's World: Third Reader
The Birds of Killingworth
-- Adapted from Longfellow
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Ex # 6 Punctuation Exercise

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     from all the country round these birds had been brought by order of the 

farmers the cages were opened and once more the woods and fields were 

filled with the beautiful birds who flew about singing their songs of joy and 

again the harvests grew in the fields and filled to overflowing the farmers barns