1. O Rome! my country! city of the soul! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires! and control In their shut breasts their petty misery.
2. Deep drank Lord Marmion of the wave, And, as she stooped his brow to lave - "Is it the hand of Clare," he said,
"Or injured Constance bathes my head?"
The punctuation marks used in these selections help one to understand the meaning. We observe that certain marks indicate the ends of sentences while others are used to separate the parts of sentences.