LETTER xxi AZIZ KHAN'S FAREWELL 133 you to go back to in Feringhistan ?" He asked me for a purse, and to put some Jcrans in it for Ms children, but not to give him, any money. He said that when he asked for money and other things he was only in fun. I do not know whether to believe him. Mirza and my caravan started this morning, and now, 4 P.M., I am leaving with the sowar, with the mercury at 90°, for the first march of a journey of 800 miles. I. L. B.