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An Exercise on Interjections
from Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").
3. Label interjections ("Inj").

1. "Oh!  It is only a question of a few hours."

2. "Dear me!" said Mr. Lorry.

3. "Yes, Miss Manette is going to be married."

4. "Now, does he do too much?"

5. "Ah! indeed!" said Miss Pross. "I am very much put out about my Ladybird."

6. "Indeed!  You are a pretty fellow to object and advise!" exclaimed Mr. Lorry.

7. Why, I have been ashamed of your moroseness there!

8. "O me, O me! All is lost!"

9. "Pooh!  You'd have thought!" said Miss Pross.

10. "Why, man alive, she was the admiration of the whole Court!"