American sycamore

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Synonyms for American sycamore

very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico

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Her "beloved Harriot" became her closest friend, and Sarah regarded their time together as "the summit of my happiness." Years later she lovingly described "Harriot, Maria and Sarah, seated as they often used to be at the door of Aunt Osgood's cottage, looking at the Moon shining through the foliage of the tall button woods that shaded the dwe lling where I was once so happy." After Connell left Andover, she and Harriot visited and wrote each other for years; Sarah always found that "in telling her all my thoughts, my heart was relieved." (34) Her relationship with Harriot provided a model of female friendship, so that on leaving Andover, Sarah sought out other young women with whom she could share her feelings.