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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
Under Orders
By Charles Granville
 
From “Poems of the Hour”

NO shouting heralded the word
  As through the ranks it swiftly went;
But a low murmur such as trees
  Indulge, when grateful summer’s spent.
 
A murmuring of seasoned wills        5
  Bent upon hellish wrong’s redress!
A diapason sound from deep
  To deep, presaging storm and stress.
 
Then each to his allotted place
  For sleep. You say your fancy heard        10
The air beat by a thousand wings
  That night. I could not doubt your word.
 
 
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