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    He was always a seeker after something in the world that is there in no satisfying measure, or not at all.
    Walter Pater (1839–1894)

    For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of death—the fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
    —Walter Pater 1839–1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan’s Magazine (Aug. 1878)

    Whoso taketh in hand to frame any state or government ought to presuppose that all men are evil, and at occasions will show themselves so to be.
    —Sir Walter Raleigh (1552–1618)