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William Shenstone and his friends

Marjorie Williams

William Shenstone and his friends

by Marjorie Williams

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press] in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shenstone, William, 1714-1763.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marjorie Williams.
    SeriesThe English Association. Pamphlet,, no. 84, Pamphlet (English Association) ;, no. 84.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3677 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6300375M
    LC Control Number34001263
    OCLC/WorldCa1892344

    Explore historical records and family tree profiles about William Shenstone on MyHeritage, the world's family history network. These his friend, the printer and publisher Dodsley, gathered together and published in 9, shortly after Shenstone's death. It is not the intention of this essay to add to the comments, from Johnson's down to those of the present day, that have been written on the .

    Full text of "A study of William Shenstone and of his critics, with fifteen of his unpublished poems and five of his unpublished Latin inscriptions" See other formats.   A study of William Shenstone and of his critics, with fifteen of his unpublished poems and five of his unpublished Latin inscriptions by Hazeltine, Alice I. (Alice Isabel), Pages:

    William Ashwell Shenstone is the author of The Methods of Glass-Blowing and of Working Silica in the Oxy-Gas Flame, for the Use of Chemical and Physical /5(4). - William Shenstone quotes from "A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood." - William Shenstone.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Marjorie. William Shenstone and his friends. [London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press] William Shenstone poems, quotations and biography on William Shenstone poet page. where he met and became firm friends with the future poet Richard Jago, before going on to study at Pembroke College, Oxford, but without taking a degree.

his father recognising his talent when a young boy, had strived to send his son to Oxford to study. (Shenstone, William, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Shenstone, William,contrib.: A Study of William Shenstone and of His Critics, With Fifteen of His Unpublished Poems and Five of His Unpublished Latin Inscriptions (Menasha, WI: George Banta Pub.

Co., ), by Alice I. Hazeltine. William Shenstone, a representative 18th-century English “man of taste.” As a poet, amateur landscape gardener, and collector, he influenced the trend away from Neoclassical formality in the direction of greater naturalness and simplicity.

Fromin response to the current vogue for the ferme. William Shenstone (18 November - 11 February ) was an English poet, and an early practitioner of landscape gardening through the development of his estate, The Leasowes.

Shenstone was a son of Thomas Shenstone, owner of a small estate at Hales Owen, Shropshire. At this place, called the Leasowes, the poet was born.

In he went to Oxford. On his father's William Shenstone and his friends book he retired to Children: Thomas Shenstone. William Shenstone. There is a link here from William Shenstone which I am pretty sure refers to a different William Penn.

I will delete the link unless somebody tells me I am wrong and it is the same Penn. Cutler(UTC). The Ruined Abbey, Or, The Affects Of Superstition poem by William Shenstone.

At length fair Peace with olive crownd regainsHer lawful throne and to the sacred /5. William Shenstone was born in Halesowen, Worcestershire on Novem He was educated first in a dame school run by Sarah Lloyd, whom he celebrated in his poem "The Schoolmistress," then at the Halesowen grammar school.

In he matriculated at Pembroke College, Oxford, where his friends included the writers Richard Jago and Richard. William Shenstone was born in and died in His fame rests on his reputation as a poet and landscape gardener.

His estate at the Leasowes (pronounced “lezzoes”) at Halesowen, near Dudley, which he transformed into a cultural phenomenon, attracted visitors from home and abroad. William Shenstone quote Add to Chapter “Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior.”.

A wound in the friendship of young persons, as in the bark of young trees, may be so grown over as to leave no scar. The case is very different in regard to old persons and old timber. William Shenstone was a near-contemporary of Samuel Johnson at Pembroke College Oxford (B.A.

) where he formed lasting ties with his future correspondents, Richard Jago and Richard Graves. In Shenstone retired to his paternal farm, The Leasowes, which he made a showpiece for the new style of gardening.

The above extract, from a novel ofwritten by one of his friends, offers a partial but reliable depiction of the real William Shenstone. His ‘place’ was the Leasowes, a small grazing farm (perhaps something around one hundred acres) close to Halesowen.

Many others of Shenstone's letters are in the ‘Select Letters’ collected by his friend the actor, Thomas Hull [q. v.] (2 vols. Among his other friends were William Somerville, Joseph Spence (Nichols, Lit. Anecd. ), James Grainger, who addressed to him the second book of the ‘Sugar Cane’ (Nichols, Lit.

Illustr. vii. Page iii PREFACE. THOUGH the Character of Mr. Shenstone, is too well known, and his reputation as a Writer too firmly established, to require any further commendation, yet it may perhaps be expected that some apology should be made for this volume of his Works, containing Familiar Letters to some of his most intimate Friends.

To these who may think such an apology re∣quisite, it might be. Hammerschmidt, Sören Social Authorship and the Mediation of Memory in Anne Grant’s Poetry. European Romantic Review, Vol. 30, Issue. 2, p. Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture offers the first study of manuscript-producing coteries as an integral element of Cited by:   First published in by Arthur Raleigh Humphreys, this four-part volume traces the life of the English poet William Shenstone () from his birth in Halesowen, Shropshire to his death at the famous estate, The Leasowes.

Through a detailed examination of Pages: William Shenstone and his friends by Marjorie Williams (Book) The works in verse and prose, of William Shenstone, esq: vol. III. containing Letters to particular friends.

He leaves his eldest brother Russell Shenstone, and his wife Pina, of Glastonbury, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides both parents he was predeceased by a. circle of his friends do not know his letters, of which many are unpublished and all difficult of access.

William Shenstone lived in the middle years of the eighteenth century, being born at The Leasowes in I, and dying at The Leasowes, Halesowen, Warwickshire, in I The events in his life were few, if one looks for outstanding.

WILLIAM SHENSTONE AND EDWARD KNIGHT: SOME NEW LETTERS1 Recently nine letters of William Shenstone, the Halesowen poet and landscape gardener, were found among the newly acquired Knight MSS. in Kidderminster Public Library: they were all written to Edward Knight junior, of Wolverley, between the years and : The works, in verse and prose, of William Shenstone, Esq; Containing letters to particular friends, from the year to (): William Shenstone: BooksAuthor: William Shenstone.Top quotes by William Shenstone.

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.

Votes: the best cordial is to read over all the letters of one's friends. Votes: 0.