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08-02-2012, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by njdevsfn95 View Post
Of course it's not a true story. If Paul Revere was going on a "secret ride" he wouldn't be SHOUTING anything.
And three other men made the same ride, two of them riding for longer distances. Revere's name is just the one that fit into a proper rhyming scheme when Longfellow wrote the poem that made the ride famous.

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