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Compound Main Clauses (Ex # 4): from
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

1. I am not able to shoot any more; my arrows will not fly.

2. And with it all he was gentle and tender: he never hurt the weak 

nor scorned the poor.

3. The bitterness and anger had all melted out of his heart; only 

sorrow was left.

4. He loved danger; he loved brave men and noble deeds.

5. But he was too excited; besides the gold under his pillow made it 

so hard and knobby that it was most uncomfortable.

Writing Exercise
Write a sentence with compound main clauses joined by a colon or semicolon.