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Finite Verb or Verbal? -- The Sentence Test (Ex # 2)

From Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, verbs twice, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO"). 
3. Draw a rectangle around each verbal.

1.  Gathering all his strength, with one mighty blow he sent Robin 

     backwards, right into the river. 

2. Late one evening he arrived in London, very tired indeed with his 

     long journey.

3. In and out among the trees he went, twisting and turning.

4.  On they came, trampling down the ferns, and crushing the pretty


5. The Bishop rode in the middle of them, wearing a gorgeous robe,

     trimmed with lace, over his armour.

6. Little John knelt on one knee, and, taking Marian's hand, kissed it

     as if she had been a queen.

7. He leaned his head against the trunk of a tree, and shutting his 

     eyes, dreamed happy day dreams.

8. "No, my Lord Bishop," said Robin, taking his hat off and bowing 


9. Back to their forest home they all went, laughing and talking as 

     merrily as possible, taking John Little along with them.

10. They lived in great caves during the winter, and spent their time 

     making stores of bows and arrows, and mending their boots and