And finally… (though not the “And finally…” that the folks at Powerline do)…
Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
*This is what– in part– Longfellow said about The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere:
So through the night rode Paul Revere;
And so through the night went his cry of alarm
To every Middlesex village and farm,—
A cry of defiance, and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door,
And a word that shall echo for evermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past,
Through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need,
The people will waken and listen to hear
The hurrying hoof-beats of that steed,
And the midnight message of Paul Revere.
Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere… .
Whole poem here. Read the whole thing, as they say.