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Pater

Walter (Horatio). 1839--94, English essayist and critic, noted for his prose style and his advocation of the "love of art for its own sake". His works include the philosophical romance Marius the Epicurean (1885), Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873), and Imaginary Portraits (1887)
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Dutifully, the blue-uniformed clerk, on her wheeled ladder, glided left and right across the wall of pillow bins in search of Pater's kidney--we call him Pater, sometimes Pater the Pianist, for he was once a professional musician.
Instead of cautiously eschewing it, Pater actively celebrates the "definiteness of sensible imagery" and "delight in concrete definition" of Rossetti's verse, and regards even his "almost grotesque materialising of abstractions" as an example of "Poetry as a mania" by which Rossetti achieves a "really imaginative vividness" resembling that of his fourteenth-century namesake, Dante Alighieri (4:634-636).
Instead, in a turn no doubt familiar to some of you, we are the pelican, and the pater, our child.
As his first words revealed, Pater was an aesthete and an Epicurean.
Mr Pater, who moved to Wirral from Poland 13 years ago, set up a GOFUNDME page in June to pay for reconstructive surgery.
Antiquities" was just completed and Mortuus Pater is looking for a distributor to buy the film, which was shot primarily in North Little Rock last year.
Constructed in the 4th century during the Byzantine era and destroyed by the Persians in 614, Pater Noster church was built only in the 20th century after the discovery of the ruins of the Byzantine sanctuary and it was so named because the old Eleona stood right next to the traditional site of where Christ was believed to have taught the Our Father.
Throughout the story, Laura's experience of time and her commitment to the democratization of art suggest that her unconscious affinity with Pater can potentially liberate her from her family's middle class, colonial ideology.
Police at the scene at Pater Court in Pembroke Dock
There are 13 monks in residence, including Pater Arno and the Abbot, although some of the monks are away on missionary trips.
Mr Pater said: "I have written a 'pop style' counting song which has enabled even our reception children, aged four and five, to be able to sing their times tables from the twos up to the tens - including all the hard ones.
Ultimately, Pater took $264,000 intended for Tribune.