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Compound Main Clauses (Ex # 2): from
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

1. The ladies screamed, and at once the whole church was in 


2. Robin only laughed, and they rode on right into the forest.

3. This man leads a wicked life, and it has left its mark on his face.

4. He was brave and fearless too, and there was no better archer in

all the countryside.

5. Then he would have drawn his bow and arrows to shoot at them, 

but they were too quick for him.

Writing Exercise
Write a sentence with compound main clauses.