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10 Famous Quotes by William Shenstone
11/18/1714 - 2/11/1763
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The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical

Prose Quotes, by William Shenstone

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Oft has good nature been the fool's defence, And honest meaning gilded want of sense.

Sense Quotes, by William Shenstone , Source: Ode to a Lady

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Her cap, far whiter than the driven snow, Emblem right meet of decency does yield.

Apparel Quotes, by William Shenstone , Source: The Schoolmistress (st. 6)

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Perch'd on the cedar's topmost bough, And gay with gilded wings, Perchance the patron of his vow, Some artless linnet sings.

Linnets Quotes, by William Shenstone , Source: Valentine's Day

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Whoe'er has travel'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome, at an inn.

Inns Quotes, by William Shenstone , Source: Written at an Inn at Henley

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For seldom shall she hear a tale So said, so tender, yet so true.

Story telling Quotes, by William Shenstone , Source: Jemmy Dawson (st. 20)

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Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.

Zeal Quotes, by William Shenstone

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The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.

Christianity Quotes, by William Shenstone

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A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

Lying Quotes, by William Shenstone

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A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.

Miser Quotes, by William Shenstone

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