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By William Faulkner

“Read, learn, learn. learn everything—trash, classics, stable and undesirable, and spot how they do it. similar to a chippie who works as an apprentice and reviews the grasp. learn! You’ll soak up it. Then write. whether it is reliable, you’ll discover. If it’s now not, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom! is Faulkner’s epic story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who involves Jefferson, Mississippi, within the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi desert. He used to be a guy, Faulkner acknowledged, “who sought after sons and the sons destroyed him.”

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This naturally raised the question of member mandates. Members of political parties claimed mandates won in prewar elections or in the Polish underground. By contrast, activists involved with émigré community organizations preferred elections as the source of legitimacy. 15 Mikołajczyk continued his efforts to hold sway over the Polish emigration, but faced a difficult situation with the creation of the Political Council, which, despite predictions, stood the test of time. Thus, any attempt to create a national committee that would include not only his own party but also other significant groups was seriously hampered.

22 The second half of the 1960s saw a significant evolution in the position of the Peasants’ Party (PSL), which increasingly gravitated toward the unity camp. It shared critical opinions of Gomułka’s government and the Catholic Church. A closer conciliation, however, did not come about until the peasant leaders had left the political scene. The PSL was then headed by Józef Rzemieniewski and Franciszek Wilk, who, despite Rzemieniewski’s protests, signed the PSL’s entry into the Council of National Unity in December 1969.

13 26 THE POLES IN BRITAIN, 1940–2000 NOTES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Public Record Office (PRO) Kew, file ref. HS4/223. Ibid. PRO Kew, file ref. HS4/224. PRO Kew, file ref. HS4/178. Bright Astley, Gubbins and SOE (London: Pen and Sword, 1993), p. 48. Dodds-Parker, Setting Europe Ablaze (Windlesham: Springfield Books, 1984), p. 44. PRO Kew, file ref. HS4/184. Ibid. Ibid. PRO Kew, ref. HS4/194. PRO Kew ref. HS4/315 and HS4/149. PRO Kew, ref. HS7/184. Garliński, Poland, SOE and the Allies (London: Macmillan, 1969), pp.

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