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welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

plastic_bio: A fool and his words are soon parted; a man of genius and his money. - William Shenstone

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plastic_bio: I have found out a gift for my fair;I have found where the wood-pigeons breed. - William Shenstone

_miasierra: “Whatever thwarts Nature is treason.” from Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, William Shenstone (1714-1763)

FaisalK82603534: Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it. — William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

TrippDaly: “A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” - William Shenstone

cheesemeister97: Quote For The Day: “A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” - William Shenstone (born this day in 1714)

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet William Shenstone (November 18,1714), author of “The Judgment of Hercules” (1741) et al.

yunayuki16: Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy or uneasiness under it. - William Shenstone

apgInSville: " Every good poet includes a critic; the reverse will not hold. " - William Shenstone

botthistweet: The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate. ~William Shenstone

mkimdorman: Illness restores us to a mystical sense of weather, and of the clouds, and the sky. -Ian Hamilton Finlay, from Detached Sentences on Weather in the Manner of William Shenstone

aplust_publish: RURAL VIRTUES AND THE COUNTRYSIDE The Leasowes Halesowen. West Midlands. United Kingdom, 1743. William Shenstone (1714-1763)

aplust_publish: RURAL ELEGANCE The Leasowes Halesowen. West Midlands. United Kingdom, 1743. William Shenstone (1714-1763)

BestQuote85: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone -Anger

RuhumYildizim: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. (William Shenstone)

loquaciousbeard: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. William Shenstone Sometimes people just believing in hearsay and not having evidence on miraje in front of them. Have differences solve it with him.

goburch: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." ~ William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

gharleydude: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. William Shenstone

Flora6_Jane: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." William Shenstone

SuperTCS: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." - William Shenstone

dcboyisangry: William Shenstone was an English poet and one of the first practitioners of landscape gardening. He also had an outstanding grasp of the truth.

SmashvilleNick: The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend is the moment you receive them; then the warmth of friendship and the intelligence received most forcibly cooperate. - William Shenstone

hasudi: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." ~William Shenstone~

syedalirezvi: "Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it." -William Shenstone

RobertBaltodano: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." (Poet William Shenstone). That pretty much describes our times today. Stick to the truth even if you're looked at as the odd one.

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

nurulfajar93: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood ~William Shenstone

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TrueQuotation: A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. — William Shenstone

GeorgianGhosts: It is remarkable how much the belief of ghosts and apparitions of persons departed, has lost ground within these fifty years. This may perhaps be explained by the general growth of knowledge... – William Shenstone, 'An Opinion of Ghosts' (1764)

InspirtnlQuotes: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. William Shenstone

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IanHartley_: A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar. ― William Shenstone

slayyyy_ari: Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. ~ William Shenstone Get well soon Motek

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

willconnnor: it’s always 11pm in the william shenstone

actormariefinch: Honesty is the greatest courage. A great quote…“ A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” William Shenstone

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LicketyGCult: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. -William Shenstone

WilloBaba2000: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." -William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

wordsquotefact: Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former. - William Shenstone

FlinFlonimation: William Shenstone's "Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening" John Dalrymple's "An essay of Landscape Gardening" Joseph Heeley's "Letters on the beauties of Hagley, Envil, and the Leasowes"

aleVipTravel: “Nothing is certain in London but expense.” William Shenstone.

HOMELESS1009: Henceforth shall be Corydon's theme. … O ye woods, spread your branches apace; To your deepest recesses I fly; I would hide with the beasts of the chace; I would vanish from every eye. William Shenstone

plastic_bio: Every good poet includes a critic; the reverse will not hold. - William Shenstone

TrueQuotation: I want to light the lights of patriotism. — William Shenstone

KingAdjei6: Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. William Shenstone

BeejayRoom: Persons are oftentimes misled in regard to their choice of dress by attending to the beauty of colors, rather than selecting such colors as may increase their own beauty. - William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

byunniehun2: Whoever has traveled life’s dull round, Wherever his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome, at an inn. – William Shenstone Let’s support EXO!!! Order form:

miakachandra: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.” — William Shenstone

AlhIbrahimTank4: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." -William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

azsuf_r: "A liar begins by making falsehood appear like truth, and ends by making truth itself appear like falsehood." - William Shenstone

RJonTourUK: The poet William Shenstone designed the Leasowes Estate and gardens between 1743 and 1763. The site is one of the most important landscapes of the 18th Century. It was one of the first natural landscaped gardens in England.

pAttenzione: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.-William Shenstone

mk_tullos: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." WIlliam Shenstone

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CapelLofft: People as varied as Shenstone, William Dodd, Blackstone, Adam Ferguson, John Millar, Adam Smith - as well as huge movements of Anglicans, Quakers, Dissenters etc - firmly opposed slavery. Burke spent more time trying to prosecute Warren Hastings than he did almost anything else

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

melaku_dereje: TRUTH ONLY TRUTH PREVAILS! "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." William Shenstone

gumamey: "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." William Shenstone Sounds familiar? Reporters of fake news and lying politicians are re-writing history and current developments with a fake version of reality.

the_entropy7: Sloth views the tower of fame with envious eyes, desirous still, still impotent to rise. William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

Sisters4everT: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. WILLIAM SHENSTONE

EbrahimMoolla6: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet (18 Nov 1714-1763)

QuoteText1: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. - William Shenstone

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wordsquotefact: Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it. - William Shenstone

welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

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TrueQuotation: Every truth has two sides it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either. — William Shenstone

roodjinocherilu: The zealous display the strength of their belief, while the judicious show the grounds of it. —WILLIAM SHENSTONE, EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY POET AND LANDSCAPE DESIGNER”

Page_Upon_Page: The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq: Most of which Were ... (Published: 1764) Full text:

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welfordwrites: A fool and his words are soon parted. William Shenstone

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Satiristas: "Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world." --William Shenstone, poet (1714-1763)

darnell9691: "Second thoughts oftentimes are the very worst of all thoughts." -William Shenstone

Romeo_Banye: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet (18 Nov 1714-1763)

at_oasis: A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. PS. - William Shenstone

RITURAJSINGH007: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet (18 Nov 1714-1763)

GardenerPodcast: November 18, 2020 Winter Garden Plants, William Shenstone, Leo Lesquereux, Asa Gray, Beverley Nichols, The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing House Plants by Kay Maguire, and Goldenrod

YZakwai: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet (18 Nov 1714-1763)

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CbtuDelaware: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet (18 Nov 1714-1763)

astroeric12: "Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world." - William Shenstone

HunterStJamesIV: "What leads to unhappiness, is making pleasure the chief aim." ~ William Shenstone

tacobender29: Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world. -William Shenstone, poet

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English poet William Shenstone (November 18,1714), author of “The Judgment of Hercules” (1741) et al.

ARTSalamode: Born 11/18: painters David Wilkie, Jean Paul Lemieux, inventor Louis Daguerre, writers Margaret Atwood, Clarence Day, W.S. gilbert, Attilio Bertolucci, William Shenstone, jazz drums Cindy Blackmon, trumpet Don Cherry, singer/songwriters Johnny Mercer, Sheila Jordon.



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TWO Swede families live downstairs and an Irish policeman upstairs, and an old soldier, Uncle Joe.
Two Swede boys go upstairs and see Joe. His wife is dead, his only son is dead, and his two daughters in Missouri and Texas don't want him around.
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