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I returned

and I saw

vapor under the sun.

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I turned away from looking at specific situations and looked at the panoramic view and all I saw was vapor-like frustrations everywhere in this world.


1: “I saw vapor under the sun”

This serves as a summary statement. He is saying, “I could give many more examples because they are all around us; life is full of frustrating situations that resemble a vapor.” But he goes on to give more examples anyway.