…of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.


From “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” – poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Second stanza 

“‘…If the British march

By land or by sea from the town to-night

Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch

Of the North Church tower as a signal light

One, if by land, and two, if by sea;…

Ready to ride and sound the alarm…

For the country folk to be up and to arm'”