Restrained from the slave-trade—the favorite traffic of the chiefs—A(opposed in) their marauding propensity, and threatened by the desertion of their slaves and women, who begin to understand that by flight into the towns of the Republic they can free the

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Restrained from the slave-trade—the favorite traffic of the chiefs—A(opposed in) their marauding propensity, and threatened by the desertion of their slaves and women, who begin to understand that by flight into the towns of the Republic they can free themselves from the domestic institutions of slavery and polygamy, B( it is not probable that) heathen princes and chiefs would be favorable to the government C(which they imagine is operating) detrimentally in these respects toD( its interest).

参考答案和解析
正确答案:D
D 解析:D处its interest应为their interest。句中的主语为“heathen princes and chiefs”,因此其后面的代词应为复数形式。