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

Note: Perhaps I missed them, but I did not find any main clauses joined by a dash in Marshall's text.

1. I am not able (PA) to shoot any more [#1]; | my arrows will not fly. |

2. And {with it all} he was gentle (PA) and tender (PA): | he never hurt the weak

(DO) nor scorned the poor (DO). |

3. The bitterness and anger had all [#2] melted {out of his heart}; | only sorrow was left (P). |

4. He loved danger (DO); | he loved brave men (DO) and noble deeds (DO). |

5. But he was too excited (P); | besides the gold {under his pillow} made it so hard 

and knobby [#3] [Adv. to "so" that it was most uncomfortable (PA)]. |


Notes
1. "More" is the direct object of the infinitive "to shoot." The infinitive phrase functions as an adverb to "able."
2. This "all" can be considered an adverb meaning "completely," but it also functions as an adjective to "bitterness" and "anger."
3. "Hard" and "knobby" are predicate adjectives after an ellipsed infinitive "to be." "It" is the subject of the infinitive, and the infinitive phrase functions as the direct object of "made."