William Shenstone, 1714–63, English poet and landscape gardener. The Schoolmistress (1742), his best-known poem, was written in imitation of Spenser. His home,
in Shropshire, was a notable example of 18th-century landscaping.
See his life and works, ed. by G. Gilfillan (1854, repr. 1968).
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