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Fuess and Stearns, comps.  The Little Book of Society Verse.  1922.
THE COMPILERS acknowledge their indebtedness to the following authors and publishers for the use of copyright poems:  1
  The Bobbs-Merrill Company for “My Boy,” from the Biographical Edition of the Complete Works of James Whitcomb Riley (copyright, 1913).  2
  The Century Company for “An Old Man to an Old Madeira” and “The Quaker Lady,” from the Collected Poems of S. Weir Mitchell, and for “The Minuet,” by Mary Mapes Dodge.  3
  Messrs. Dodd, Mead & Company for “To a Child,” “The Ladies of St. James’s,” “A Dialogue from Plato,” “Avice,” “Dora versus Rose,” “The Romaunt of the Rose,” “A Chapter of Froissart,” “A Gage D’Amour,” and “Pot-pourri,” all by Austin Dobson; and for “Oh, See how Thick the Goldcup Flowers” and “When I was Young-and-Twenty,” from A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad.  4
  Messrs. Harper & Brothers for Mr. Arthur Guiterman’s “Fashion,” from his book The Laughing Muse, and for Mr. Justin Huntly McCarthy’s “Ballade of Dead Ladies,” from his novel If I were King.  5
  Messrs. Houghton Mifflin Company for “On an Intaglio Head of Minerva” and “Thalia,” by Thomas Bailey Aldrich; “Dolly Varden” and “Her Letter,” by Francis Bret Harte; “The White Flag,” by John Hay; “Dorothy Q.,” “The Last Leaf,” “My Aunt,” “The Portrait of a Gentleman,” and “To an Insect,” all by Oliver Wendell Holmes; “Without and Within,” by James Russell Lowell; “An Old Rondo” and “A Rhyme for Priscilla,” by Frank Dempster Sherman; “Snowdrop,” by William Wetmore Story.  6
  Mr. Alfred A. Knopf for T. S. Eliot’s “Conversation Galante.”  7
  The Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Company for “The Ideal Husband to his Wife,” from Sam Walter Foss’s Whiffs from Wild Meadows.  8
  The Macmillan Company for Sara Teasdale’s “The Look,” from her volume Rivers to the Sea.  9
  Messrs. Charles Scribner’s Sons for “Imitation,” “Da Capo,” “Magdalena,” and “She Was a Beauty,” all by Henry Cuyler Bunner; for “To Mabel,” “Epithalamium,” and “A Little Brother of the Rich,” all by Edward Sandford Martin; and for “To a Soubrette” and “Lydia Dick,” by Eugene Field.  10
  The Frederick A. Stokes Company for “To Critics,” “The Prime of Life,” and “In Explanation,” by Walter Learned, and for “Dollie,” from Samuel Minturn Peck’s Cap and Bells (copyright, 1886).  11
  Mr. Franklin P. Adams for his poem “She is Not Fair.”  12
  Mr. Gelett Burgess for his “Ballade of the Devil-May-Care.”  13
  Mr. Witter Bynner for his poem “To No One in Particular,” from his volume Grenstone Poems (Knopf).  14
  Mr. Oliver Herford for his poem “Truth.”  15
  Mrs. Hadwin Houghton (Carolyn Wells) for her poem “The Spelling Lesson.”  16

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