Exercise # 5 on Compound Main Clauses
1.) The color died out of the face of the young Ardennois: he lifted his
head and put his hands behind his
2.) He said nothing to any one: his grandfather would not have
understood, and little Alois was
lost to him.
3.) There was a shed with a sloping roof beneath her casement: he
climbed it and tapped softly at
the lattice: there was a little light within.
4.) The merry Flemish bells jingled everywhere on the horses;
everywhere within doors some well-filled soup-pot sang and smoked
over the stove; and everywhere over the snow without laughing
maidens pattered in bright kerchiefs and stout kirtles, going to and
from the mass.
5.) He had long been half dead, incapable of any movement except a
feeble gesture, and powerless for anything beyond a gentle word; and
yet his loss fell on them both with a great horror in it: they mourned