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In a single of the friendly, even though slightly formal, eco-friendly gardens bordering New York's previous Bowery Lane, there stood in the future in July, 1776, a fair-haired woman approximately fourteen years of age. It used to be approximately six o'clock, and the sunlight was once nonetheless excessive, yet from the embowered box-edged paths have been commencing to thieve up the high-quality highly spiced odors which the night breeze stirred from the local of rose trees or jasmine vine.
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