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Illustration by Lewis Carroll for
Alice's Adventures Under Ground
Mixed Subordinate Clauses

From Alice in Wonderland 

by Lewis Carroll

1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline every subject once, every verb twice, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," "DO").
3. Put brackets [ ] around every subordinate clause and use arrows or labels to indicate their function.
4. Put a vertical line at the end of every main clause.

1.  Dinah, my dear, I wish you were down here with me!

2. Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was!

3. What I was going to say, is that the best thing to get us dry would 

     be a Caucus-race.

4. She had put on one of the Rabbit's little white kid-gloves while she 

     was talking.

5. Everything is so out-of-the-way down here that I should think very

   likely the mouse can talk.

6. Once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, 

     but it had no pictures or conversations in it.

7. Her first idea was that she had somehow fallen into the sea.

8. She knelt down and looked along the passage into the loveliest 

     garden you ever saw.

9. She found herself falling down what seemed to be a very deep well.

10. But when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-pocket

      and looked at it and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet.

11. The question is, what did the archbishop find?