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Modal Helping Verbs
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Directions: Underline every finite verb twice, and its subject(s) once. 

1. Please, may I have a little more?

2. I must go home now.

3. The wind might have blown the chair down the mountain.

4. "Oh, Heidi, I can do it. Oh, I really can."

5. In her lesson she could never get her letters straight.

6. "Sesemann, you do not need to be pitied!"

7. He would have known you in your frock; you ought to have kept it on.

8. "How do you dare to ring for me?"

9. You shall undertake this trip and visit Heidi in our stead.

10.  "The child should have come to school a year ago."

11. We had better have our lesson.

12. What will poor Snowhopper do without me?

13. Heidi would entertain her friend with tales of her former life.