Flags in the Dust
Typescript, page 280. A transcription of the handwritten passages follows the image.
Page 280, Flags in the Dust Ts
William Faulkner Foundation Collection, 1918-1959, Accession #6074 to 6074-d, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections,
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
[Item Metadata: [SARTORIS] FLAGS IN THE DUST. Bound typescript volume, 593 p. (593 R, O V) on 593 l. Slipcase. With autograph corrections.]


[Top:] Narcissa had failed to call at the office for him and he walked home and changed to flannels and the blue jacket with his Oxford club
insignia embroidered upon the breast pocket, and <with his [cased?] racket beneath his arm he <<walked>> quitted the house.> removed his racket from
its press. In trees and flower beds spring <, after its first thin exultation,> was accomplishing itself more and more with the accumulating days, and he
<walked on with the sunlight slanting into his hair, chanting to himself in measured syllables, with a sheer exhuberance> walked on with the
sunset [illegible] into his hair, toward Belle's, <toward the soft and lascivious discontent> He strode on, chanting to himself, walking a little faster until the
majestic monstrosity of the house came into view.

[Interlineated:] the adjoining fence the adjoining