"The Highwayman"
by Alfred Noyes

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III

They had tied her up to attention, with many a sniggering jest;
They had bound a musket beside her, with the barrel beneath her breast!
"Now, keep good watch!" and they kissed her.
She heard the dead man sayŚ
Look for me by moonlight;
     Watch for me by moonlight;
I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way!

 
 
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