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Ending with the line: "I came away for England in the month of August, after I had been eight years in that country, and now a new scene of misfortunes attended me, which perhaps few women have gone thro' the like of."

Left to fend for her self, Moll found rooms for shelter and became friends with her landlord's sister, who "brought [Moll] into a world of wild company." Moll was known in the neighborhood as the "pretty widow" and had a number of suitors, but she settled on a Draper who within two years time managed to run them into bankruptcy. She also had a child by this husband.

Moll moved again, changed her name to Mrs. Flanders, and lived for half a year with another widow later married a well-off man. Moll, however, was unsuccessful at finding...

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