Who said 'One if by land two if by sea'?

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his famous poem Paul Revere's ride.
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Who said one if by land two if by sea?

This is in the first stanza of Longfellow's poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere written in 1861. He is telling how Revere would know how the British came into Boston . One l

One if by land 2 if by sea?

"No body actually knows different story's been pasted on for years nobody actually knows if the British came by land or by sea different story's been pasted on for many years.

Where did the phrase one if by land two if by sea come from?

On April 18th, 1775 the signal was to tell Paul Revere whether the British were going to approach Lexington by sea or by land. A patriot placed two lamps in the tower and Paul

What does one by land two by sea mean?

"One if by land, two if by sea" (said by Paul Rever) meant thatif the British came by foot or horse, someone would put one lamp onthe old church chaple, but someone would put

Who said one if land two if by sea?

This is in the first stanza of Longfellow's poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere written in 1861. He is telling how Revere would know how the British came into Boston . One l

What did ONe if by land and two if by sea mean?

This is in the first stanza of Longfellow's poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere written in 1861. He is telling how Revere would know how the British came into Boston . One l

When did Paul Revere say one if by land two if by sea?

This is in the first stanza of Longfellow's poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere written in 1861. He is telling how Revere would know how the British came into Boston . One l
In Famous Quotations

Who hung the lantern - one by land two if by sea?

Paul Revere and William Dawes rode to warn the Patriots of the approach of the British soldiers. Robert Newman was instructed to hang one lantern in the church tower if the Br
In Famous Quotations

What was the significance of the phrase 'one if by land two if by sea'?

During the Revolutionary War, Boston was anticipating an invasion by the British. Someone was posted in the Old North Tower and instructed to watch and light one lantern if th
In History of the United States

What does one by land and two if two by sea mean and why it is important to the people in the villages and farms?

In "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the signal referred to lamps. Someone would put up one lamp if the British were approaching to attack on land and two la