"Making trial of everything, with trust in new joy, and stirring the human kindness in all eyes that looked on her."

If it is an independent clause, could you please tell which is the subject and which is the verb.

  • The subject is "she".
    – Greg Lee
    Nov 25, 2019 at 10:49
  • @GregLee where is the verb?
    – Meraki
    Nov 25, 2019 at 10:52
  • I won't answer that, since your question sounds like homework you've been assigned. I was just giving a hint.
    – Greg Lee
    Nov 25, 2019 at 11:00
  • It's not a sentence. Nov 25, 2019 at 11:02
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    @RamPillai yes, thank you. I thought it was a dependent clause. But, why it is written as an independent clause in the context? Is it simply because of stylistic reasons? Could you write any way you want?
    – Meraki
    Nov 25, 2019 at 12:20

2 Answers 2


It is not a sentence, only 3 adjuncts (adverbs) conjoined together. It can be understood, though, that the subject of the potential clause would be "she."


It's three dependent clauses in search of a main clause.

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