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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)

    Go, Soul, the body’s guest,
    Upon a thankless arrant:
    Fear not to touch the best;
    The truth shall be thy warrant:
    Go, since I needs must die,
    And give the world the lie.
    —Sir Walter Raleigh (1552?–1618)

    Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end.
    —Walter Pater (1839–1894)