men or man
The extraordinary diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King revealed that this most bland and circumspect of men was a mystic guided in both pbulic and private life by omens.........
i am confused by the "bland of men"
isnt it supposed to be "noun of noun"? and why is it "men" rather than "man"?
Re: men or man
Ex: The extraordinary diary of William Lyon Mackenzie King revealed that this most bland and circumspect [man] of [a group of] men was...
Here's a related construct:
Ex: ...amongst the Caucasian characters, naturally the most bland [character] of the bunch... .
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