Don't you remember the chapter in Marius where Pater talks of the gentle exercise of walking as the best incentive to conversation?
He formed a platonic friendship with a lady some years older than himself, who lived in Kensington Square; and nearly every afternoon he drank tea with her by the light of shaded candles, and talked of George Meredith and Walter Pater.
I say, Flashey," sang out another of the big boys; "drop that; you heard what old Pater Brooke said to-night.
At Walker's suggestion all who were afraid were let off, in honour of Pater Brooke's speech.
That's a sort of gum-poison, pater
, which attacks the nerve centres.
The Prior of Jorvaulx crossed himself and repeated a pater
noster, in which all devoutly joined, excepting the Jew, the Mahomedans, and the Templar; the latter of whom, without vailing his bonnet, or testifying any reverence for the alleged sanctity of the relic, took from his neck a gold chain, which he flung on the board, saying ``Let Prior Aymer hold my pledge and that of this nameless vagrant, in token that when the Knight of Ivanhoe comes within the four seas of Britain, he underlies the challenge of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, which, if he answer not, I will proclaim him as a coward on the walls of every Temple Court in Europe.
Item, that upon brother Ambrose reproving him for this blasphemous wish, he did hold the said brother face downwards over the piscatorium or fish-pond for a space during which the said brother was able to repeat a pater
and four aves for the better fortifying of his soul against impending death.
(1839-1894), an Oxford Fellow, also represents distinctly the spirit of unworldliness, which in his case led to a personal aloofness from active life.
Well," said he, "I will take the sin on my own head, favor me with one simple Christian sign of the cross, favor me with one pater
, and we will part.
cried D'Artagnan to the coachman; then turning to Mazarin he said, "Now, my lord, you can say five paters
and five aves, in thanks to Heaven for your deliverance.
I drove, watching in the rear view mirror as Doily worked on slumped and still-lifeless Pater
, the gang hovering.
, 46, who moved from India in 1990 and owns a dry-cleaning business.