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PART IV - THE EAST
CHAPTER I - SALUTE TO THE ORIENT!

SALUTE to the Orient ! Given at Port Said presumably, where the statue of M. de Lesseps points to the Suez Canal with one hand and waves in the other a heavy bunch of large stone sausages. ` Me voici ! ' he gesticulates, adding ' Le voilA ' as an afterthought. Voila Egypt and Africa to the right, Syria and Asia to the left, while in front of M. de Lesseps is the sausages' outcome, the narrow trough that he has contrived across the sands to the Red Sea. It leads rather too far, that trough, to the mouths of the Indus and the Ganges, unmanageable streams. Nearer Port Said lie trouble and interest enough, skies that are not quite tropic, religions that are just comprehensible, people who grade into the unknown steeply, yet who sometimes recall European friends.
Prayers to be offered up after saluting the Orient. Numerous prayers.
May I never resemble M. de Lesseps in the first place ; may no achievement upon an imposing scale be mine, no statistics, philanthropy, co-ordination or uplift. Good deeds, but scattered deeds, that shall be remembered for a few years only, like a wayside tomb. Oh, deliver my soul from efficiency ! When obstacles cease to occur ~in my plans, when I always get the utmost out of Orientals, it will be the surest proof that I have lost the East.A prayer against impropriety may follow-against hashish, almees, odalisques, the cancan ; coupled with a prayer against propriety, which is more difficult to frame. Beware of impeccable introductions. Seek not that which is best in native society, for it leads to mutual log-rolling, not to the best. ' Sons of the Desert, I too am a gentleman. All hail !' This will not do at all.Then there is the prayer against cynicism which if a man forget he shall be damned, shall not even notice the sunlight in time, or that the sea is dark blue and the sky light blue, or that there are

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