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THE CHANGES OF TWO YEARS were upon William H. Prescott, his family, friends, and Boston. 1 The basic objective of his long trip —a return to good health—had not materialized. However, the assurance that every effort had been made did console all the Prescotts. Having concluded that self-discipline, in diet, exercise, social affairs, use of eyes, and all else, would be more helpful than medicines, William found that his efforts at disciplined living would show varying results.
A second side of his trip, the grand tour, was a success. His curiosity, the family's queries and expectations, and his own classical education____________________
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Publication information: Book title: William Hickling Prescott. Contributors: C. Harvey Gardiner - Author. Publisher: University of Texas Press. Place of publication: Austin, TX. Publication year: 1969. Page number: Not available.
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