To Messrs. Houghton Mifflin Co. for selections from Poems and Poetic Dramas, by William Vaughn Moody; Happy Ending, by Louise Imogen Guiney; Uriel, and Other Poems, by Percy MacKaye; A Troop of the Guard, by Hermann Hagedorn; Poems and Poetic Dramas, by George Cabot Lodge; Little Gray Songs from St. Josephs, by Grace Fallow Norton; Poems and Poetic Dramas,, by Trumbull Stickney; Scum o the Earth, by Robert Haven Schauffler; The Inverted Torch, by Edith M. Thomas; The Ride to the Lady, and Other Poems, and Oberon and Puck, by Helen Gray Cone; The Singing Man, and The Singing Leaves, by Josephine Preston Peabody; The Shoes that Danced, and Other Poems, by Anna Hempstead Branch; The Unconquered Air, Lyrics of Life, and Poems, by Florence Earle Coates; Lyrics of Joy, by Frank Dempster Sherman; Poems, by John Vance Cheney; A Quiet Road, by Lizette Woodworth Reese; A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass, by Amy Lowell; and for the following poems from the Atlantic Monthly: On a Subway Express, by Chester Firkins; Evensong, and The Lesser Children, by Ridgely Torrence.
To Messrs. Charles Scribners Sons for selections from The Town down the River, by Edwin Arlington Robinson; A Winter Swallow, by Edith M. Thomas; Poems, by Josephine Dodge Daskam; and from Scribners Magazine: A Memorial Tablet, by Florence Wilkinson, and Comrades, by George Edward Woodberry.
To Messrs. Doubleday, Page & Co. for selections from The Man with the Hoe, and Other Poems, and Lincoln, and Other Poems, by Edwin Markham; The Far Country, by Florence Wilkinson; Many Gods, and Far Quests, by Cale Young Rice; and A Summer of Love, by Joyce Kilmer.
To Messrs. Small, Maynard & Co. for selections from Songs from Vagabondia, More Songs from Vagabondia, and Last Songs from Vagabondia, by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey; An Ode to Harvard, and Other Poems, by Witter Bynner; and The Poet, the Fool, and the Fairies, by Madison Cawein.
To Messrs. Harper & Bros. for the use of the poems, Azrael, by Robert Gilbert Welsh; Frost To-night, by Edith M. Thomas; Mother, by Theresa Helburn; and May is building her House, by Richard Le Gallienne.
To The Bobbs-Merrill Company for the use of the following poems by James Whitcomb Riley: The Rival, from Green Fields and Running Brooks, copyrighted in 1892; The Parting Guest from Morning, copyrighted in 1907.
To Mitchell Kennerley for selections from A Quiet Singer, and Youth, by Charles Hanson Towne; The Joy o Life, by Theodosia Garrison; The Stranger at the Gate, by John G. Neihardt; for the use of The Sea-Lands, by Orrick Johns, and Sentence, by Witter Bynner, published in the Forum; and for Renascence, by Edna St. Vincent Millay, and He whom a Dream hath possessed, by Shaemas O Sheel, published in the Lyric Year.
Sincere thanks are due also to my friend Thomas S. Jones, Jr., who, during my absence in Europe, has kindly taken charge of all details incident to putting The Little Book of Modern Verse through the press.