Walter pater

Pater

[pey-ter]
noun
Walter Horatio, 1839–94, English critic, essayist, and novelist.
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pater (ˈpeɪtə)
 
n
facetious chiefly (Brit) a public school slang word for father
 
[from Latin]

Pater (ˈpeɪtə)
 
n
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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