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" Conclusion" was omitted in the second edition of this book, as I conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall. On the whole, I have thought it best to reprint it here, with some slight changes which bring... "
Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians - Hopkins, Pater and Wilde - Page 332
by Michael Matthew Kaylor - 2006 - 457 pages
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The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Walter Pater - Art, Renaissance - 1888 - 252 pages
...body alone: we detect them in places most remote from it. Our physical life is a perpetual motion of * This brief "Conclusion" was omitted in the second...to my original meaning. I have dealt more fully in Mariw the Epicurean with the thoughts suggested by it. them—the passage of the blood, the wasting...
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Culture and Restraint

Hugh Black - Aesthetics - 1901 - 350 pages
...second edition of his Renaissance the chapter in which he summed up the creed of culture, because he conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall — and with some reason, as the chapter, restored with some changes in subsequent editions, still...
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Walter Pater

Arthur Christopher Benson - 1906 - 226 pages
...This " Conclusion" was omitted in the second edition of the book. Pater says that he excluded it, " as I conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall." He adds that he made a few changes which brought it closer to his original meaning, and that he had...
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Shelburne Essays

Paul Elmer More - Criticism - 1910 - 269 pages
...Pater's Renaissance — how it was withdrawn from the second edition of that book because the author "conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall"; and how it was restored, with some slight changes, to the later editions where it now stands. And you...
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Vanishing Roads, and Other Essays

Richard Le Gallienne - English essays - 1915 - 377 pages
...well-known withdrawal of the "Conclusion" to The Renaissance from its second edition, from a fear that "it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall," is but one of many examples of his solicitude; and surely such as have gone astray after such painstaking...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Part 2

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1917
...the second edition of the Studies (1877) ; in the third edition (1888) he restored it, with the note: "This brief Conclusion was omitted in the second edition...changes which bring it closer to my original meaning." One of the changes, perhaps significant of some change in Pater's own attitude, is the introduction...
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Bernard Shaw and the Aesthetes

Elsie Bonita Adams - Art and literature - 1971 - 193 pages
...hedonism. Not only did he suppress the conclusion to The Renaissance in the 1877 edition because he "conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall" (1:233) ; but in Marius the Epicurean he explains that, although this philosophy could result in "a...
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Critical History of English Literature, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1969 - 800 pages
...brought it back again in the third (1888) with a note explaining that it had been omitted in the second "as I conceived it might possibly mislead some of those young men into whose hands it might fall" but that he was now reprinting it "with some slight changes which bring it closer to my original meaning."...
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The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Walter Pater - Art - 1980 - 489 pages
...That clear, perpetual out1This brief "Conclusion" was omitted in the second edition of this book, 25 as I conceived it might possibly mislead some of those...to my original meaning. I have dealt more fully in Marias the Epicurean with the thoughts suggested by it. 186 line of face and limb is but an image of...
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Strangeness and Beauty: Volume 2, Pater to Symons: An Anthology of Aesthetic ...

Eric Warner, Graham Hough - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 324 pages
...Renaissance, where this idea is developed in relation to Pater's own strategy for life. Conclusion 32. 'This brief "Conclusion" was omitted in the second...more fully in Marius the Epicurean with the thoughts 276 suggested by it.' [Pater's own note.] These pages first appeared as part of a review of William...
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