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mission has been secured either from the author or from his authorized
publisher, and special arrangements have also been made with the au-
thorized publishers of the older American poets whose works, in whole
or in part, have lapsed from copyright. All rights in these poems are
reserved by the holders of the copyright, or the authorized publishers,
as named below:
D. Appleton & Company: The poems by William Cullen Bryant and
Barse & Hopkins: "The Law of the Yukon,” by Robert W. Service,
from “The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses,” and “Carry On,” from
*Rhymes of a Red Cross Man."
The Bobbs-Merrill Company: The poems by James Whitcomb Riley,
from the Biographical Edition of his complete works, copyright 1913.
Brentano's: “The Good Inn," by Herman Knickerbocker Vielé, from
"The Inn of the Silver Moon."
Edmund D. Brooks: The poems by Arthur Upson.
The Century Company: The poems by Richard Watson Gilder, Rob-
ert L'nderwood Johnson and Aubrey de Vere; S. Weir Mitchell, James
Oppenheim, and L. Frank Tooker; "Nebuchadnezzah,” by Irwin Rus-
sell; “The Secret,” by G. E. Woodberry; “High Tide at Gettysburg,"
by Will Henry Thompson; “Farragut,” by William Tucker Meredith.
Henry T. Coates & Company: “The Picket Guard,” by Ethel Lynn
Beers, and "Monterey" by Charles Fenno Hoffman.
W. B. Conkey Co.: The poems by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, by special
permission of the W. B. Conkey Co., who are the exclusive American
publishers of her works.
Copeland & Day: The poems by Alice Brown, from “The Road to
Dana Estes & Company: The poems by Samuel Minturn Peck and
Mrs. Laura E. Richards; "July" by Susan H. Swett.
Dodd, Mead & Company: The poems by Austin Dobson and Paul
Laurence Dunbar; “My Catbird,” by William Henry Venable; “The
Poster Girl," by Carolyn Wells.
George H. Doran Company: The poems by May Byron, Amelia
Josephine Burr and Joyce Kilmer.
Duffield & Company: The poems by Elsa Barker, Eugene Lee-Ham-
ilton, George Santayana, William Sharp, and Helen Hay Whitney.
E. P. Dutton & Company: “The Spires of Oxford," by Winifred Letts.
Forbes & Company: The poems by Ben King and Nixon Waterman.
The Four Seas Company: The poems by Richard Aldington.
Laurence J. Gomme: The poems by Hilaire Belloc.
The Grafton Press: The poems by John S. McGroarty:
Harper & Brothers: The poems by Guy Wetmore Carryl, Charles
Graham Halpine, Don Marquis, Ada Foster Murray, and Justin Huntly
McCarthy, the latter from his novel, “If I were King,” copyright 1901,
by Robert Howard Russell; “An Omar for Ladies," by Josephine Daskam
Bacon; “Driving Home the Cows,” by Kate Putnam Osgood.
Henry Holt & Company. The poems by Susan N. Cleghorn, Arthur
Colton, Walter de la Mare, Francis Miles Finch, Robert Frost, Charles
Leonard Moore, Herbert Trench, Louis Untermeyer and Margaret
Houghton, Mifflin & Company: The poems by Thomas Bailey Aldrich,
H. H. Bashford, Abbie Farwell Brown, John Burroughs, Alice Cary,
Phoebe Cary, John Vance Cheney, Christopher Pearse Cranch, Ralph