I was on my downward way then, but the dreary, dreary road I have traversed since!
In the evening I started, by that conveyance, down the road I had traversed under so many vicissitudes.
The well-remembered ground was soon traversed, and I came into the quiet streets, where every stone was a boy’s book to me.
Now, it struck me, when we began to visit individuals in their cells, and to traverse the passages in which those cells were, and to have the manner of the going to chapel and so forth, explained to us, that there was a strong probability of the prisoners knowing a good deal about each other, and of their carrying on a pretty complete system of intercourse.
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They’d traversed about half of what they could see of its length when Mark heard voices, then saw their source.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
Carried to its extreme, the idea gives license to the belief that one’s own actions do not matter much; we traverse the world in our own bubbles, occasionally breaking through to one another but largely and ultimately alone.