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Ellipsed Objects of Prepositions (#1)
Based on
Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell

Some prepositions function as adverbs when their object has been ellipsed.

1. In the course of the day many other trains went by.

2. The other children had ridden me about for nearly two hours.

3. We could look over the hedge and see several fields beyond.

4. I never knew such a happy, merry family before or since.

5. Before long the dogs began their "yo! yo, o, o!" again.