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Exercise # 1 on Compound Main Clauses
from Sherwood Anderson's "The Egg"


1.) The local freight train came in and the freight crew were fed.

2.) He stood the egg on the counter and it fell on its side.

3.) However, it began to rain and he did not fancy the long walk to town and back.

4.) Vermin infest their youth, and fortunes must be spent for curative powders. 

5.) Mother sometimes protested but father was a rock on the subject of his treasure.