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What's difference between

His essays are worthy of reading.

and

His essays are worthy of being read.

Is there anything ungrammatical in either sentence?

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  • Most English speakers would probably say "His essays are worth reading." – Livrecache Mar 12 '18 at 23:45
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There is no difference in meaning.

The second

His essays are worthy of being read.

might sound more literary.

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