I love that structure
Posted by Caroline on April 17, 1998 at 21:42:51:
In response to Regency verbs, written by Phil H on April 17, 1998 at 20:15:37
(then) "Mr Bennett is gone away"
Actually, I still use that one, occasionally.
I also use the active voice for inanimate objects...I say the"The bread is baking" and "The table is laying". I thinkit's a combination of growing up in Austen country and long-term association with her kind of speech.
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