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Different Worlds: “A Smelly City” part one

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John Winthrop discovers a different world in a filthy, crowded, and dangerous city!

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As John Winthrop and his father entered London, a woman yelled, “Gardez-loo!” Slop flew through the air from a nearby window. Some spattered on the horses of Winthrop’s carriage.

Mr. Winthrop’s face tightened with disgust. “This city is filthy, crowded, and dangerous! Queen Elizabeth rules the nation, but the people ruin the streets…
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