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Hugo of St. Victor was a 12th century Augustinian mystic who in his adult life rarely wandered far from his home at the St. Victor Abbey at Paris:

“The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner; he to whom every soil is as his native one is already strong; but he is perfect to whom the entire world is as a foreign land. The tender soul has fixed his love on one spot in the world; the strong man has extended his love to all places; the perfect man has extinguished his.”