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To have read of how the critics scorned Mary Todd Lincoln as

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05 Jul 2011, 06:40
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To have read of how the critics scorned Mary Todd Lincoln as traitor to her birth, how loyal Union citizens suspected her of treason, and how many accused her of unpatriotic extravagance is to feel deeply how difficult life was even for aristocracy of civil war times.

Can somebody pls explain why D is wrong?
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05 Jul 2011, 07:15
+1 C

Although, "read of" sounds awkward to me.
A basic rule in GMAT Grammar indicates that an infinitive can be parallel only with another infinitive.

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06 Jul 2011, 05:15
thanks metallicafan kudos to you.

I totally missed one this one.

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