The moon was a ghostly galleon, the road was a ribbon of moonlight. The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door. Bess, the landlord's daughter, with dark and black and a lovely claret deep dress was waiting for him, it was her lover was waiting for him.
Tim, the ostler is jealous, Bess is now in love of the highwayman. He want's to avenge himself.
The highwayman is gone now, so Tim can start his plan: he attache Bess with a gun so that if she moves, the gun goes, Tim and the guards are going to kill the highwayman...
Bess decide to kill herself so that the highwayman hears that there is a fight and run away. But the highway man
But, surprised by a guard, the highwayman dies with his horse.
But we say that their spirits are are finally reunited.The End.