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Quotation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Listen, my children, and you shall hear
Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,
On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five;
Hardly a man is now alive
Who remembers that famous day and year.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882), U.S. poet. Paul Revere's Ride (Tales of a Wayside Inn) (l. 1–5). . .
Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
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