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PATER. Father. A term used in making genealogical tables.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At Walker's suggestion all who were afraid were let off, in honour of Pater Brooke's speech.
"You know what the best type of a Mohammedan gentleman can be, pater? He was that."
De paters waren bezig met kerstening en het brengen van beschaving.
Ook tijdens het interbellum, waren paters actief in de literatuur (zie verder het werk van missionarissen als L.
But however common our subject, it is quite clear it is not unitary, since diverse writing practices as critics and scholars produce diverse Paters.
It attempts to explore the sociology of Pater's texts, principally through an examination of his publication of serial writing in periodicals of the 1880s such as the Fortnightly Review and Macmillan's Magazine.
Pater first toured Italy in 1865 with Charles Lancelot Shadwell, to whom he later dedicated Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873).
A Pater revival has occurred in Italy in the 1990s.