‘…One if by land, and two if by sea…’

“The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere,” by Grant Wood, American artist, 1931. A larger view of the image is here.

Long ago, when American school children were taught the history of our nation’s founding, a reading or recitation of the poem Paul Revere’s Ride, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was generally required in celebration of […]