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Infer Why the Bells Toll

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Meditation 17, John Donne

As indicated in the passage as a whole, which statement suggests the best inference about why the bell tolls?

A

The city tolls a bell to celebrate a marriage.

B

The church tolls a bell to mourn a funeral.

C

A priest tolls a bell to call congregants to action.

D

The author tolls a bell to call for solidarity.

E

A person tolls a bell to signal a family member’s sickness.