William Hickling Prescott

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CONTENTS
Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xvii
I. Mr. and Mrs. Prescott request the honour 3
II. Your description of men and places is very entertaining 23
III. By the time I am30, (God willing) I propose 47
IV. Down the stream of Italian narrative poetry we have wandered 69
V. Finally for the hundredth time I confirm my preference and choice 84
VI. Twenty noctographs I can read for and 103
VII. Mr. Prescott's work is one of the most successful 130
VIII. My journal is paved, like some other places 154
IX. Y con mis ojos oygo hablar los muertos 179
X. I have lost the greatest stimulus, and 217
XI. The triumph of moral power over the physical 244
XII. . . . the most brilliant visit ever made to England 279
XIII. The evening of life is coming 316
Manuscript Collections Cited 353
Index 355

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