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Copyright, 1904. by
All rights reserved,
including the Scandinavian
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS TO PUBLISHERS
It sometimes happens that there are people who do not know that authors are protected by copyright laws. A publisher once cited to me instance of a teacher who innocently put forth a little volume of poems that she loved and admired, without asking permission of any
Her annoyance was boundless when she found that she had no right to the poems.
Special permission has been obtained for each copyrighted poem in this volume, and the right to publish has been purchased of the author or publisher, except in those cases where the author or the publisher has, for reasons of courtesy and friendship, given the permission.
In addition to the business arrangements which have been made, we wish to extend our thanks and acknowledgments to those firms which have so kindly allowed us to use their material. To HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY, of Boston,
we are indebted for the use of the following poems: From the copyrighted works of Longfellow-"The Arrow and the Song," "A Fragment of Hiawatha's Childhood," "The Skeleton in Armour," "The Wreck of the Hesperus," "The Ship of State," "The Psalm
of Life," "The Village Blacksmith." From
God of Music" and Hermes'
for the use of the following poems: From
Sons, as well as to MR. GEORGE W. CABLE,