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The S/V/(IO)DO Pattern (Ex # 1): from
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

1. However that did not frighten Robin in the least. 


2. Cruel men in one day had robbed him of everything.

3. So with many a sigh the poor young man told his tale.

4. I'll give you a good price.

5. So the butcher sold Robin his pony and all his meat.

6. All through the winter Robin and his men had had a very dull time. 

7. This young fellow and I have been having a fight. 

8. This silly young fellow evidently does not know the value of things.

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

Writing Exercise

10. Write a sentence that has an S/V/(IO)DO pattern.