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Because the grammatical hiatus in Bogan's sentence is short and simple, a reader is not likely to find it a stumbling-block to comprehension, but a sentence characterized by multiple and lengthy grammatical hiatuses may well be termed "difficult.
What makes James's sentence so difficult for inexperienced readers is not just its grammatical subordination but the hiatuses created by that subordination-especially the one splitting subject from verb.
Hiatuses between verb and object tend not to exert much syntactic strain, even when the separation is as long as that between "find" and "things" in Wallace Stevens's "Sunday Morning":