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Mixed Compounds
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
1. Underline finite verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO"). 

1. Jarvis Lorry saw the kindled eyes, the resolute face, the calm

     strong look and bearing of the man.

2. The patriot, Barsad, was a hired spy and traitor, an unblushing 

     trafficker in blood, and one of the greatest scoundrels upon earth

     since accursed Judas.

3. Tellson's Bank was very small, very dark, very ugly, very 


4. The Minister, the State-Projector, the Farmer-General, the Doctor,

     the Lawyer, the Ecclesiastic, the Grand Opera, the Comedy, the 

     whole Fancy Ball in a bright continuous flow, came whirling by.

5. Then, she withdrew her hand, and kissed his lips once more, and

     went away.

6. The red wine had stained many hands, too, and many faces, and

     many naked feet, and many wooden shoes.

7. The bronze face, the shaggy black hair and beard, the coarse 

     woollen red cap, the rough medley dress of home-spun stuff 

     and hairy skins of beasts, the powerful frame attenuated by 

     spare living, and the sullen and desperate compression of the lips

     in sleep, inspired the mender of roads with awe.

8. The looks of all of them were dark, repressed, and revengeful.

9. She put her needless candle in the shadow at a distance, crept up

     to his bed, and put her lips to his; then, leaned over him, and 

     looked at him.

10. Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness, submission, lamentation,

     succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, 

     cadaverous colour, emaciated hands and figures.