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From The Lost Phoebe
by Theodore Dreiser
Post-Positioned Adjectives Ex # 1

1. “Phoebe who? What Phoebe?” replied Mrs. Race, curious as to this sudden

development of energy on his part. 

2. The annual keep of pigs had been reduced from five to one grunting porker,

and the single horse which Henry now retained was a sleepy animal, not 

over-nourished and not very clean.

3. They were well-known for a distance of as much as ten square miles as old 

Mr. and Mrs. Reifsneider, honest, moderately Christian, but too old to be really 

interesting any longer.

4. The picket-fence in front, with its gate squeaky and askew, and the side 

fences of the stake-and-rider type were in an equally run-down condition.