Line 21: And a huge black hulk, that was magnified. Alliteration
Line 20: Across the moon, like a prison bar. Simile
Line 24: Wanders and watches with eager ears. Alliteration
The Importance of this passage
This passage stated the true importance of Paul Revere's ride, on April 18th, in 1875. It shows when Paul rode to warn villages that the redcoats were coming. Also his colleagues warned different villages of what is to come.