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William Shirley

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Images adorn our inner life and carry great power there.

— William Shirley

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Images have a unique power to impart that which is beyond words.

— William Shirley

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My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life to discover the virtue inherent within them and to bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.

— William Shirley

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Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the soul or the greatness of the human spirit.

— William Shirley

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Expected support from Britain never arrived however and the 1746 expeditions were called off. While he was in London word arrived that Clinton wanted to leave his post. After Shirley had returned home that afternoon the mob which had seized another naval officer and several petty officers returned to his house.

In his later years he served as governor of the Bahamas before returning to Massachusetts where he died. William Shirley (2 December 1694 – 24 March 1771) was a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1741–1749 and 1753–1756) and as Governor of the Bahamas in the 1760s. He again played a prominent role in military affairs during the French and Indian War briefly serving as Commander-in-Chief North America.

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