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

1. Then she locked Robin in the room and went away.

2. I must go into the Green Wood and look for Robin.

3. Then, under the Trysting-Tree, Robin stopped, and blew his horn.

4. Then the Prioress bent over Robin and looked at him carefully.

5. They made a cut in the sick person's arm and let the blood flow out.

6. Then he lay down on the grass under the trees with his good long 

bow beside him, and fell fast asleep.

7. He often used to hunt in Sherwood Forest, or even wander about 

there by himself.

Writing Exercise:

Write a sentence that includes a compound finite verb.