Diagramming Sentences

Sentence Diagrams

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                                Abraham Lincoln's                                           Gettysburg Address

Sentence 7: "The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."
Comments: Yes, adverbs can modify prepositions; in this sentence, the adverb far modifies the preposition above. The infinitive phrase to add or detract is adjectival. Who is a relative pronoun; its antecedent is men.
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