As a rule we know that nouns can ce subtituded for one/ones, verbs for do/does or did, and that of. But would you please shed some light on the usage of that of; can it be substituted for abstract nouns only as in the below provided example? like freedom or friendship? Please explain this for me. Thank you.
Additionally, the handwriting of the Tashkent copy is undeniably more archaic than that of in the London copy
The handwriting of the Tashkent copy is undeniably more archaic than that of (in-omit) the London copy.
"Life has no pleasure higher or nobler than that of friendship." Samuel Johnson
Radical Christians who participated in communities of shared wealth thought that they were expressing a virtue far higher than that of justice.