The KISS Grammar Workbooks
Studies in Style
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

The Opening Sentences of Chapter Five:
Robin Hood and the Bishop

Directions: Analyze the following passage and then complete a data sheet.

    The Bishop of Hereford was very angry with Robin Hood for the 

trick he had played him at Allan-a-Dale's wedding. He was so angry 

that he would have been pleased if any one had caught or killed 

Robin. But no one did. The wicked people were nearly all afraid of 

Robin and his brave men. The people who were kind and good loved


     One day the Bishop had to take a great deal of money to a 


Note: This passage consists of 79 words in 6 sentences.