You hate attendants to vanity of vanities.
■→Wycliffe volume 2, page 765
Thou hatedist aboute waiteris, vanytes ouer veynliche.
Thou hatist hem that kepen, vanytees superflui.
Modern senses: servant, attendant, ■→hanger-on.
Anglo-French waiter, guaiter to watch; Old English wæccan; akin to Old High German wahta. Please compare ■→wake.
Comparative Latin: observantes vanitates, those observant of vanity.
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
The world may never have seen her original handwriting, if her skill was taken for supernatural. Feel welcome to Poems by Emily Dickinson prepared for print by Teresa Pelka: thematic stanzas, notes on the Greek and Latin inspiration, the correlative with Webster 1828, and the Aristotelian motif, Things perpetual — these are not in time, but in eternity.