Ireland and Poland

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Author: T.W. Rolleston
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,636 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Category: DJK
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2008.10.27
mnybks.net#: 22457
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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. The use of Polish is strictly prohibited at all public meetings. No Polish deputy to the Reichstag may address his constituents in the only language they understand. Since 1873 German alone may be taught in the national schools. The language of instruction must be German wherever half the pupils are capable of understanding it, and after 1928 it is decreed that no other language must be heard in the schoolroom. A decree of 1899 forbids teachers to use Polish even in their own family circles. Anyone who is caught teaching Polish, even gratuitously, is punished by fine or imprisonment. Polish literature found in the houses of private persons is confiscated, and its possessors imprisoned, if the police consider it to bear the least trace of any propagandist character.[*]

[Footnote *: "The Evolution of Modern Germany," by W. H. Dawson, brings together in its twenty-third chapter most of the facts relating to this question. See especially a letter from a prominent member of the Polish aristocracy quoted o

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