One kiss, my bonny sweetheart; I'm after a prize tonight, But I shall be back with the yellow gold. Yet if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day, then look for me by moonlight, watch for me by moonlight, I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.
King George's men came and tied up Bess, then she pulled the trigger to warn the Highwayman.
The Highway escaped but he came back to the old inn and got shot down. People say that they still meet at the old inn.