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That Pesky "To"
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").
3. Place brackets [ ] around each subordinate clause. If the clause functions as a noun, label its function. If it functions as an adjective or adverb, draw an arrow from the opening bracket to the word that the clause modifies. 
4. Place a vertical line after each main clause.

1. "Her husband's destiny," said Madame Defarge, "will lead him to

     the end that is to end him.

2. Mr. Stryver  resolved to make her happiness known to her before 

     he left town for the Long Vacation.

3. I had looked to them, to see that they were not painful.

4. I will go to others whom it is better not to name.

5. Mr. Lorry took the hesitating little hand that confidingly advanced

     to take his, and he put it with some ceremony to his lips.

6. He trotted back with the message he was to deliver to the night 

     watchman in his box at the door of Tellson's Bank, by Temple Bar,

     who was to deliver it to greater authorities within.

7. Promise me solemnly that nothing will influence you to alter the 

     course on which we now stand pledged to one another.

8. I feel that it is a pleasant thing for a man to have a home when he 

     feels inclined to go to it.

9. She curtseyed to him (young ladies made curtseys in those days), 

     with a pretty desire to convey to him that she felt how much older

     and wiser he was than she.

10. I entreat you to observe that I have come here voluntarily, in response

     to that written appeal of a fellow-countryman which lies before you.