Page images
PDF
EPUB
[graphic][merged small][merged small]

CHILD SHOULD KNOW

A SELECTION OF THE BEST POEMS
OF ALL TIMES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

[merged small][merged small][graphic][subsumed][subsumed][merged small]

018

Copyright, 1904. by
Doubleday, Page & Company

All rights reserved,
including that of translation into foreign languages,

including the Scandinavian

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS TO PUBLISHERS

AND AUTHORS

an

one.

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

4

of Life," "The Village Blacksmith." From
Whittier-"Barbara Frietchie" and "The
Three Bells of Glasgow." From Emerson-
“The Problem.” From Burroughs—“My
Own Shall Come to Me." From Lowell-
“The Finding of the Lyre,” “The Shepherd of
King Admetus,” and a fragment of “The
Vision of Sir Launfal.” From Holmes—"The
Chambered Nautilus” and “Old Ironsides."
From James T. Fields—“The Captain's
Daughter." From Bayard Taylor—"The
Song in Camp.” From Celia Thaxter—"The
Sandpiper.” From J. T. Trowbridge—“Farm-
Yard Song." From Edith M. Thomas-
“The

God of Music" and Hermes'
“Moly.”
To CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS we are indebted

for the use of the following poems: From
the copyrighted works of Eugene Field-
“Wynken, Blynken, and Nod," "Krinken,"
and “The Duel.” From Robert Louis Steven-
son--"My Shadow." From James Whit-
comb Riley's poems- "Little Orphant
Annie." From the poems of Sidney Lanier
“Barnacles" and

“The Tournament."
From “The Poems of Patriotism”-“Sheri-

dan's Ride.”
We are further indebted to CHARLES SCRIBNER'S

Sons, as well as to MR. GEORGE W. CABLE,
for “The New Arrival," taken from “The
Cable Story Book," and to Mrs. KATHERINE
MILLER and Scribner's Magazine for "Steven-
son's Birthday.”

« PreviousContinue »