The KISS Grammar Workbooks Return to: The Child's World: Third Reader
The Three Tasks
-- Grimm
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Ex # 4 Compound Main Clauses

1. They wasted their time and their money in all sorts of foolish ways, and 

before long they were nearly penniless.

2. They walked along the great wide hall, but still they saw no one.

3. Twice they called to him, but he did not answer.

4. The eldest brother searched the whole day long, but by sunset he had 

found only a hundred pearls.

5. The following day the second brother tried his luck, but by sunset he had 

found but two hundred pearls.

6. He searched all day amidst the moss, but he fared little better than his brothers.

7. The princesses are exactly alike, but there is one difference.