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The Highway Men
Posted by: Dawn (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: May 06, 2005 05:32PM

When I was in Jr. High, I had to memorize and recite the poem, "THE HIGHWAY MEN." I loved that poem and often recite the stanza, " And the Highway men came riding, riding, upon the purple more." If anyone knows the author and where I can find that poem, Please Please send me the information. Im sure all the Literature books from the early 60's are gone, (1961-64). Thank you for your consideration.

Dawn


Re: The Highway Men
Posted by: Linda (---.l1.c2.dsl.pol.co.uk)
Date: May 06, 2005 05:42PM

It's by Alfred Noyes. You can find the text here
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Re: The Highway Men
Posted by: laurie.land (64.252.117.---)
Date: July 30, 2007 12:22PM

it is in the " golden treasury of poetry" , selected and with a commentary by louis untermeyer and, illustrated by joan walsh anglund. (awesome pics)

you might be able to find it online.. on say ebay , or amazon,maybe.

useless trivia... "Highway Man" is my mom's favorite poem. smiling smiley




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