?

AP® English Language

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Easy

Antecedent of "one" in "The Crisis"

APENLA-DGYLNQ

The Crisis, No. 1, Thomas Paine, 1776

Paine, Thomas. "The Crisis I." The Writings of Thomas Paine. Ed. Moncure Daniel Conway. Vol. I. N.p.: n.p., 1774-1779. N. pag. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg, 7 Feb. 2010. Web. 4 May 2016.

Based on the context of the passage, the antecedent for "one" in line 50 is

A

"a common murderer" (line 46).

B

"a housebreaker" (lines 46-47).

C

"the Tories" (line 50).

D

"a man" (line 56).

E

"a generous parent" (lines 58-59).