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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  The New Poetry: An Anthology.  1917.
 
154. The Mystery
 
By Ralph Hodgson
 
 
HE came and took me by the hand
  Up to a red rose tree,
He kept His meaning to Himself
  But gave a rose to me.
 
I did not pray Him to lay bare        5
  The mystery to me;
Enough the rose was Heaven to smell,
  And His own face to see.
 

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