Saturday, June 9, 2007

Gerund(s)

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Lying down was out of the question, and we were only able to sit by deciding to take turns. There was very little air. The lucky ones who happened to be near a window could see the blossoming countryside roll by."

Night- Elie Wiesel

Anonymous said...

"Even though trespassing in the woods is illegal and poaching carries the severest of penalties . . ."
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Anonymous said...

"Peter and I had watched them surfcasting together."
Judy Blundell, What I Saw and How I Lied

Anonymous said...

"My head ached and I fancied a ringing in my ears: but still they sat and still chatted. The ringing became more distinct . . .
Edgar allen Poe, "The Tell-Tale Heart

Anonymous said...

Hannah's knees trembled from the effort of moving.
Jane Yolen, The Devil's Arithmetic

Anonymous said...

A feeble pounding came from the boxcar.

A wrought iron gate stood in front of the building, . . .

. . . the raw scraping of the doors being pulled open was as loud as thunder.

Dreaming is better, dreaming is brighter.

Jane Yolen, The Devil's Arithmetic