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

generous and direct after thirty, even when- the desire to be so remains, and even in England. And it is harder in the East. Prejudices or ideals (they amount to the same under a vertical sun) will arise in the mind and distort the horizon and slop pieces of sky into the sand. Only in youth or through memories of youth, only in the joyous light of the morning, can the lines of the Oriental landscape be seen, and the salutation accomplished.

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We had better start properly in a dahabiyeh-thgt ' trip in a dahabiyeh as far as Biskra ' which Mr. Max Beerbohm so commends to lady novelists, and which has so often been taken by Mr. Robert Hichetls. You know what it is like : how the song of the Nubian boatmen mingles with the cry of the muezzin on his passing minaret and the aromatic wind that blows from the Sahara where horsemen in their white burnouses are silently riding towards the Nile to intercept the dahabiyeh with the connivance of Lady Concannon, who, the picture of aristocratic beauty, but with dark rings under her eyes that betray that sinister vigil in the Temple of Pas ht, is now all animation to the doting Sir Ambrose, and is pointing out to him a flight of scarlet flamingoes, whom the song of the muezzin has disturbed so that they circle higher and higher into the evening sky until their glory is one with the glory of the Moab hills. It is a superb trip as far as style goes, but, oh, the expense ! We cannot stir in such an East without a maitre d'hStel. We must attempt something on cheaper lines, even if it means parting with Lady Concannon.
So here is another journey and sunset, both deplorably cheap ; we are only in a third-class carriage now in the Egyptian delta, squashed between country folk and joining in their talk.

'To avoid their gaze, which troubled him, he looked otit of the window, and saw the suburbs of the town slip by and the cultivated plain appear, stretching away to a line of low hills, the colour of a lion's back, the desert frontier. Sakiehs and clumps of palm-trees, with here and there a cake of mud-built hovels, stood forth like islands. The fields were full of life : men and women ploughing or reaping green clover ; children

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