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"...bee of Peaceable and Civil Behaviour."

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#35310
Fun:*** (2.34)
Difficulty:*** (2.63)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:OldChinaHand*****
Corrected By:_numpty_

 

 

 



A bell rung out,
a gong, a drumbeat,
or even a hunting horn sounded out its call.
A call for silence filled the air,
the words shouted,
of famine, war, feast, or taxation,
and all were protected by king, queen or country,
lest the messenger you kill.

Of what does this riddle speak?





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