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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.
L3.1.1 # 3
The Punctuation of
Compound Main Clauses 


Directions: 
The punctuation and capitalization in this text has been lost. Please fix it, and then:

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. my little one came and brought me a flower

           never a sweeter one grew

    but it faded and faded in one short hour

           and lost all its pretty blue
 

2. oh do not look so sad my dear

          and cease that dismal frown
 

3. there sweep these foolish leaves away

     i will not crush my brains today

     look are the southern curtains drawn

     fetch me a fan and so begone      ľO. W. Holmes.
 

4. she swept the hearth up clean

          and then the table spread

   and next she fed the dog and bird

          and then she made the bed