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    Product of a myriad various minds and contending tongues, compact of obscure and minute association, a language has its own abundant and often recondite laws, in the habitual and summary recognition of which scholarship consists.
    Walter Pater (1839–1894)

    The youngest of four sons, but not the youngest of the family!—you conceive the sort of negligence that creeps over even the kindest maternities, in such case ...
    —Walter Pater (1839–1894)

    The sun may set and rise:
    But we contrariwise
    Sleep after our short light
    One everlasting night.
    —Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?–1618)

    For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of death—the fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
    —Walter Pater 1839–1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan’s Magazine (Aug. 1878)