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

that we did not learn from Le Roman d'un Spahi. Three Turkish ladies provide in this case the erotic motive. Immured in Stamboul, they are deeply versed in European philosophy and letters, and while they admire all the great writers, they naturally value ` le plus grand ecrivain de notre generation 'most. Would that they could translate theory into practice, could live the life they only know in music and books, could in brief see him ...! Moved by their appeal, he comes, and they risk death for the sake of his conversation. The story grows more refined and more diffuse on each page, until the great writer kisses the leading Turkish lady, but only once, but after death, but not on the lips. ... Les Desenchantees annoys, because Loti has touched a real problem, and one wishes to see it handled decently. The psychology of a lady who lives in one civilization and is always reading and dreaming about another must be most interesting, but it will never be revealed by a professional amorist. Perhaps a woman novelist may one day tell us what does happen in the Harem, for Mr. Pickthall and Loti leave us bewildered between them. But she must be a novelist, not a journalist or a missionary. Until she comes we must inflame ourselves at Goha le Simple, and wonder. And by the time she comes the Harem system may be only an historical curiosity.

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