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Compound Main Clauses (Ex # 5): from
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

1. Her face was pale, but there was a smile on her lips, and her eyes 

were full of happy tears.

2. The sun shone, the birds sang, and happy talk and laughter rang 

merrily through the wood.

3. I do wish Master Robin would come, or the roast venison will be 

too much cooked and the rabbits will be stewed to rags.

4. Write your letter, address it to the Sheriff, and I will stick it on to

the end of an arrow, and shoot it into the town.

5. The great, solemn trees waved gently overhead in the summer 

breeze, the setting sun sent shafts of golden light into the cool, blue 

shadows, birds sang their evening songs, deer rustled softly through 

the underwood, and bright-eyed squirrels leaped noiselessly from 

branch to branch.

Writing Exercise
Write a sentence with three or more compound main clauses.