The KISS Grammar Workbooks
 
An Exercise in Punctuation and Capitalization


Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

The Opening Sentences of Chapter Four: Robin Hood and the Butcher

Directions: The punctuation and capitalization in the following text was lost. Please fix it (right on this page).



     the sheriff of nottingham hated robin and would have been very

glad if any one had killed him the sheriff was a very unkind man he 

treated the poor saxons very badly he often took away all their money

and their houses and left them to starve sometimes for a very little 

fault he would cut off their ears or fingers the poor people used to go

into the wood and robin would give them food and money