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The ghost as Philip imagines it is freed from the troubling experience of loving and able to enjoy the beloved in remarkably erotic chasteness.
Three women holding bands, entwining, have the chasteness of young girls frolicking on a beach; two lift another in a leap.
He was also scathing about the alleged lack of information about the saint's life on the information boards that greet visitors to Ynys Llanddwyn, the isolated sanctuary off the Anglesey coast where she lived her life in chasteness.
Referring to specific tales, "Atalanta's Race," "The Man Born to be King," "The Story of Cupid and Psyche," "The Doom of King Acrisius," and the episode of Danae and the shower of gold, Pater continues: "[These tales] have in a pre-eminent degree what is characteristic of the whole book, the loveliness of things newly washed with fresh water; and this clarity and chasteness, mere qualities here of an exquisite art, remind one that the effectual preserver of all purity is perfect taste.