Author:William Alcott

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William Andrus Alcott
(1798–1859)
A physician, teacher, the first president of the American Vegetarian Society, and the founder of The American Physiological Society in 1837 (the world's first physiological society). He wrote many books on the topics of education and health, and deplored free courtship, excitable conversation, exciting books, unnecessary heat, and various other courtship practices prevalent in 18th century America but steadily going out of fashion by 1856.

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