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Alfred Kreymborg, ed.  Others for 1919.  1920.
 
Conscience
By William Saphier
 
THIS evening more than ever,
my ancient, despised Hebrew priest,
warped by the hot Arabian sun,
inflicted his heart-scorching sermon;
burnishing with impatient feet        5
a whisper of duty in my heart,
commanding, beseeching,
that I offer on his altar.
And a strong white-hot wind blew
my brothers’ woes into my veins.        10
 
 
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