William Shenstone

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1714 – 1763

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Who was William Shenstone?

William Shenstone was an English poet and one of the earliest practitioners of landscape gardening through the development of his estate, The Leasowes.

Famous Quotes:

  • A miser grows rich by seeming poor. An extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.

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Born
Nov 18, 1714
Halesowen
Nationality
  • England
Education
  • Pembroke College, Oxford
Lived in
  • Halesowen
Died
Feb 11, 1763
Halesowen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013