a) Tom's thoughts grew more worrisome.
b) The hooting of a distant owl was all the sound that
troubled the dead stillness.
c) They waited in silence for what seemed like a long
d) So he said in a whisper, "Hucky, do you believe the
dead people like it for us to be here?"
e) He must force some talk.
a) In it lay a marble.
b) He scratched his head with a perplexed air, and said,
"Well, that beats anything!"
c) He scraped away the dirt, and exposed a pine shingle.
d) Tom's astonishment was boundless.
e) He took it up and exposed a shapely little treasure
house made of shingles.