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

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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.

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Once one reads of
To read of
Reading about
Having read about.

Can somebody pls explain why D is wrong?
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Re: Verb Ing error [#permalink]

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New post 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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thanks metallicafan kudos to you.

I totally missed one this one.
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