[So Far I Had Been Travelling Alone With My Handbook And My Western Railway Timetable: I Was Happiest Finding My Own Way And Did Not Require A Liaison Man. It Had Been My Intention To Stay On The Train, Without Bothering About Arriving Anywhere: Sight-seeing Was A Way Of Passing The Time, But, As I Had Concluded In Istanbul, It Was An Activity Very Largely Based On Imaginative Invention, Like Rehearsing Your Own Play In Stage Sets From Which All The Actors Had Fled.]

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