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"AWZ" HABIT 7 AND SO they told their captors to bring many canoes
AND THEN they leaped into the first canoes AND they called to the
warriors to follow them. 2. Read the long sentence above, but omit
every and, and so, and and then. Drop the voice and make a
clear-cut pause where these omitted words were.5 Does it sound
better to have these short crisp sentences than the long-drawn-out
sentence with five anal's? 3. As each classmate tells his story,
pay attention to whether he uses too many and's. If he does, tell
him so. 3. The "and" Habit Oral Exercise. i. Read the following
story and notice how tiresome the many and's, and sos, and and
t'hen's become: There was once an Indian chief AND he had a
daughter AND he was very fond of her AND she was a brave girl. One
day his warriors brought a white prisoner into camp AND the chief
decided that the prisoner must not be permitted to return to his
companions SO the white man was kept in camp several days AND THEN
he tried to escape SO the chief ordered him to be put to death AND
SO he was'led to a fallen tree AND he was placed on the ground with
his head resting on a tree trunk AND a strong Indian came forward
with a heavy club AND it looked as if the prisoner's last hour had
come. It happened, however, that the chief's daughter was present
AND she had become acquainted with the prisoner during his stay in
the camp ANDshe had learned that he was a brave and kind man AND
she thought it cruel to kill him SO just as the heavy club was
raised she ran forward AND she put her arms about the white man's
head AND she kept him out of danger AND she refused to go away AND
she begged her father not to kill him SO at last her father
promised the prisoner life and freedom. The white man's name was
Captain John Smith AND the Ind...
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