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Post time 2015-7-14 08:45:59 |Display all floors
Is there something wrong in the sentence below? gramatically, I mean, but it seems a little bit strange.


From where he lay on the sleeping bed, Pastor Marlorey saw a red beam of light shining down on the face of baby.

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Post time 2015-7-19 14:25:06 |Display all floors

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There is nothing wrong with the part of the sentence underlined:

From where he lay on the sleeping bed, ...

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Post time 2016-1-26 23:29:59 |Display all floors
From where he lay on the  bed,   sleeping is superfluous.

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Post time 2016-7-19 13:07:58 |Display all floors
edward_lee Post time: 2015-7-19 14:25
There is nothing wrong with the part of the sentence underlined:

From where he lay on the sleeping  ...

It's grammatically OK, but there is no need to insert the word sleeping. Unless you wanted to differentiate from a flower bed where the pastor also often lay.

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Post time 2016-7-22 09:01:36 |Display all floors
From where may be wrong. from which=where?

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Post time 2016-8-30 12:16:51 From mobile |Display all floors
edward_lee Posted On 2015-7-19 14:25:06
There is nothing wrong with the part of the sentence underlined:

   From where he lay on the sl...

without sleeping, that would be better

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Post time 2016-12-29 00:33:35 |Display all floors
This post was edited by Odin at 2016-12-31 00:20

the question is, who is sleeping, the baby or the Bed.  if its the baby then sentence would read

From where he lay sleeping on the bed,

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