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On his way to England, Fielding visits Egypt, Crete, and Venice, and he is impressed with the beauty that he sees and feels. In the Mediterranean, he experiences a harmony between man and earth. He realizes that European civilizations have escaped creating a muddle and have restrained their spirits in a reasonable form. As he continues to England in June, he has some romantic feelings he thought he would never experience again.
Fielding's visit to Egypt, Crete and Venice enables him to rediscover the undying beauty of ancient Europe and to pave the way for his reconnection to England. As Fielding flees India, Aziz delves deeper into it. The two men exchange a few postcards, but Fielding is convinced that his Indian friend could never feel what he is feeling.