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Puritan fanatics brought to civil and military affairs a coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose that some writers have though inconsistent with their religious zeal, but which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it.

(A) but which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it
(B) but which were in fact a natural outgrowth of it
(C) but which were in fact natural outgrowths of it
(D) but it was in fact a natural outgrowth of them
(E) which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it

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New post 22 Nov 2006, 21:52
If which refers to " coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose " and it refers to "religious zeal", then I will go for B

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C for me!

'a coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose ' --> plural

hence 'was' and 'a natural outgrowth' are not accurate.
'it' should refer to religious zeal.

(A), (B), (D) & (E) were eliminated because of the above.

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New post 23 Nov 2006, 03:11
I think that refers to mutability of purpose only..... therefore should be singular.

Thus i choose A. Very cool question.... :)

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If which refers to " coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose " and it refers to "religious zeal", then I will go for B


You've literally put words in my mouth..that's exactly the reason I chose B as well.

In fact both THAT and WHICH seem to refer to the compound COOLNESS OF JUDGMENT AND MUTABILITY OF PURPOSE.

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mst wrote:
If which refers to " coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose " and it refers to "religious zeal", then I will go for B


You've literally put words in my mouth..that's exactly the reason I chose B as well.

In fact both THAT and WHICH seem to refer to the compound COOLNESS OF JUDGMENT AND MUTABILITY OF PURPOSE.


except of course that B still seems incorrect because of singular "outgrowth" whereas plural seems warranted. So by that logic C would be correct.

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COOLNESS OF JUDGMENT and MUTABILITY OF PURPOSE are OUTGROWTHS of their RELIGIOUS ZEAL

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C gang wins. OA is C...thanks for such a nice discussion!

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