Category Archives: Noyes Alfred

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes

I The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees. The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Kingdom by Alfred Noyes

When Shakespeare came to London He met no shouting throngs; He carried in his knapsack A scroll of quiet songs. No proud heraldic trumpet Acclaimed him on his way; Their court and camp have perished; The songs live on for … Continue reading

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