'Sup, nerds. So this is Walter Pater, 19th-century British fictionist, essayist, and literary and art critic.
What a mustachioed babe, right? (Bear with me.)
You probably know him from your intro to literary studies course as the pre-Raphaelite homosexual* who wrote The Renaissance, a keystone piece of cultural criticism of a decadent literary movement.
*LOL, is that a tautology, or...?