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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
L1.1 # 24
Personal Pronouns

Directions: Circle the pronouns and draw a line from each circle to the antecedent. If there is no antecedent, and you do not know to what it refers, put a question mark over it.

1. The bride kissed the goblet; the knight took it up,

    He quaffed off the wine, and he threw down the cup.

2. The wind is rushing through my hair:

    There must be needles in the air,—

    They prick me so! But I don’t care.

3. My raft was now strong enough, and my next care was what to load it with 

and how to preserve what I laid upon it, from the surf of the sea.

4. I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,

    And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.

    He is very, very like me from his heels up to his head,

     And I see him jump before me when I jump into bed.

5. “This is not a cold spoon, mother,” said he; “it is hot; it has almost burned 

my fingers.”

6. “Tell my mother that her other son shall comfort her old age;

      For I was still a truant bird that thought his home a cage.”