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HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY: "An Air of Coolness Plays Upon His Face," "The Anodyne," "For Sleep When Overtired or Worried," "O Altitudo!" and "To Safeguard the Heart from Hardness," from FELLOW CAPTAINS, by Sarah N. Cleghorn. "A Child's Song Overheard" from WILDERNESS SONGS, by Grace Hazard Conkling. "The Tuft of Flowers" from A Boy's WILL, by Robert Frost. "Joy" and "They Will Say" from CHICAGO POEMS, by Carl Sandburg. "The Factories" from THE FACTORIES, by Margaret Widdemer.

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY: "Enamoured Architect of Airy Rhyme" from POEMS, by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. "The Pool of Sleep" from POEMS BY ARLO BATES, by Arlo Bates. "Gladness"; and "So I May Feel the Hand of God" from ROSE O' THE WIND, by Anna Hempstead Branch. "Waiting," by John Burroughs. "The Hill-born" from IN THE HIGH HILLS, by Maxwell Struthers Burt. "The Flower Factory" from THE RIDE HOME, by Florence Wilkinson Evans. "Doves," "The Kings" and "The Wild Ride" from HAPPY ENDING, by Louise Imogen Guiney. "Discovery," by Hermann Hagedorn. "Pandora's Song" from THE FIRE BRINGER, by William Vaughn Moody. "The Riderless Horse" and "Ecstasy" from MOTHERS AND MEN, by Harold Trowbridge Pulsifer. "The Secret" from THE LIFTED CUP and "My Wage" from THE DOOR OF DREAMS, by Jessie B. Rittenhouse. "Scum o' the Earth" and "Harvest" from MAGIC FLAME, by Robert Haven Schauffler. "Sursum Corda," by Edith M. Thomas.

MITCHELL KENNERLEY: "Compensation" and "One Fight More," from THE EARTH CRY, by Theodosia Garrison.

LIFE PUBLISHING Co.: "Advice to Worriers," by George Kaupman; "Epitaph for Any New Yorker," by Christopher Morley; "Song of the Open Country," by

Dorothy Parker; all from POEMS FROM Life, 1923. LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY: "My Nosegays are for Captives," "Simplicity," "I'm Nobody!" and "Morning" by Emily Dickinson.

LONGMANS, GREEN & Co.: "The Pillar of Cloud," by John Henry, Cardinal Newman. "One in the Infinite," by George Francis Savage-Armstrong. "The Optimist" from THE BIRD BRIDE, by Graham R. Tom


THE MACMILLAN COMPANY: "For Mercy, Courage, Kindness. Mirth," from SELECTED POEMS OF LAWRENCE BINYON, by Lawrence Binyon. "From The Deep" from POEMS, by Gladys Cromwell. "God's Pity" from THE GARDEN OF THE WEST, by Louise Driscoll. "Epitaph for a Poet" from SKYLINES AND HORIZONS, by DuBose Heyward. "The Bells of Heaven," by Ralph Hodgson. "Laugh and Be Merry" from COLLECTED POEMS, by John Masefield. "Let me Live Out My Years" from THE QUEST, by John G. Neihardt. "From Captain Craig" from COLLECTED POEMS, by Edwin Arlington Robinson. "Lessons" from LOVE SONGS, by Sara Teasdale. "Before Dawn in the Wood." by Marguerite Wilkinson. "Into the Twilight," "The Lake Isle of Innisfree," "An Old Song Resung" and "When You are Old" from Collected POEMS; "To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing" and "To His Heart, Bidding It Have no Fear" from LATER POEMS; by William Butler Yeats.

ROBERT MCBRIDE & Co.: "The Night," from SoNNets and VerSE, by Hilaire Belloc.

MCCLELLAND AND STEWART LIMITED: "Idle to Grieve" and "A Road Song," from BEAUTY and Life; "An August Mood," and "Be Strong!" by Duncan Campbell Scott

THOMAS BIRD MOSHER: "Heroism," "A Little Song

of Life" and "Tears," from A WAYSIDE HARP, by Lizette Woodworth Reese.

JOHN MURRAY: "Before Action," by William Noel Hodgson.

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS: "A Pitcher of Mignonette" by Henry Cuyler Bunner from POEMS 1899. "Little Boy Blue" and "Wynken Blynken and Nod," from COLLECTED POEMS OF EUGENE FIELD by Eugene Field. "Ballade to Theocritus, In Winter" from BALLADES AND VERSES VAIN; and "The Odyssey," by Andrew Lang. "A Ballad of Trees and the Master" and "The Marshes of Glynn" from POEMS, by Sidney Lanier. "If This Were Faith" and "The Celestial Surgeon" from BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS, by Robert Louis Stevenson. "The Wind of Sorrow" from COLLECTED POEMS, by Henry Van Dyke. "A Lyrical Epigram," by Edith Wharton.

MARTIN SECKER LTD.: "The Old Ships" from COLLECTED POEMS, by James Elroy Flecker.

SIDGWICK & JACKSON LTD.: "From Ducks," reprinted by permission of the author and of the publishers, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., from DUCKS AND OTHER VERSES, by F. W. Harvey.

SMALL, MAYNARD & Co.: "Envoy" and "Over the Shoulders and Slopes of the Dune" from SONGS FROM VAGABONDIA; "From The Word at St. Kavin's" by Bliss Carman. "Comrades," "From Death Song" from THE MASQUE OF TALIESIN and "Vagabondia" from SONGS FROM VAGABONDIA, by Richard Hovey. Quatrain from THE HOUSE OF A HUNDRED LIGHTS, by Ridgely Torrence.

FREDERICK A. STOKES CO.: "Joy" from SHOES OF THE WIND, by Hilda Conkling.

HAROLD VINAL: "To One With Hands of Sleep," from NOR YOUTH NOR AGE.

YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS: "We" from WAMPUM AND OLD GOLD, by Hervey Allen. "Courage" and "I Love the Friendly Faces of Old Sorrows" from BURNING BUSH, by Karle Wilson Baker. "The Falconer of God" from THE FALCONER OF GOD and "His Ally" from MERCHANTS FROM CATHAY by William Rose Benét. "Portrait of a Boy" from YOUNG ADVENTURE, by Stephen Vincent Benét. "The Escape" from THE MIDDLE MILES, by Lee Wilson Dodd.

Thanks are due to the following magazines:

ATLANTIC MONTHLY: "On a Subway Express," by Chester Firkins.

THE BOOKMAN: "Epitaph for a Poet" from SKYLINES AND HORIZONS by DuBose Heyward.

CONTEMPORARY VERSE: "The Door," by Mary Carolyn Davies, "The Song of Dark Waters" and "A Street Car Symphony," by Roy Helton; "Comfort," by Margaret French Patton, and "Courage, Mon Ami!", by Willard Wattles.

HARPER'S MAGAZINE: "A Blackbird Suddenly," by Joseph Auslander.


For their kind permissions, thanks are also due to:

Franklin P. Adams: "The Rich Man" and "Villanelle, with Stevenson's Assistance," from TOBOGGANING ON PARNASSUS; and "Such Stuff as Dreams." Hervey Allen: "We," from WAMPUM AND OLD GOLD. Joseph Auslander: "A Blackbird Suddenly." Katharine Lee Bates: "The Creed of the Wood," from THE RETINUE. William Rose Benét: "The Falconer of God" from THE FALCONER OF GOD and "His Ally" from MERCHANTS MERCHANTS .FROM CATHAY. E. F. Benson: "Prayer" from THE IMAGE IN THE SAND.

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Lawrence Binyon: "For Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth" from SELECTED POEMS OF LAWRENCE BINYON. Anna Hempstead Branch: "Gladness"; and "So I May Feel the Hands of God" from ROSE O' THE WIND. Sarah N. Cleghorn: "An Air of Coolness Plays Upon His Face," "The Anodyne," "For Sleep When Overtired Or Worried," "O Altitudo!" "To Safeguard the Heart from Hardness," from FELLOW CAPTAINS. Isabel Fiske Conant: "Angler" and "Kind Sleep" from Frontier. Helen Gray Cone: "The Spark" from THE COAT WITHOUT A SEAM. William H. Davies: "Ale," "Leisure," "Sadness and Joy" and "Songs of Joy" from COLLECTED POEMS. Lee Wilson Dodd: "The Escape"; "More Life. . . . More!" from A MODERN ALCHEMIST. Louise Driscoll: "God's Pity." John Erskine: "Dedication" from COLLECTED POEMS. Florence Wilkinson Evans: "The Flower Factory" from THE RIDE Home. Arthur Davidson Ficke: "Portrait of an Old Woman. Chester Firkins, by permission of Miss Ina Firkins, holder of the copyright: "On a Subway Express." Hamlin Garland: "Do You Fear the Wind?" Theodosia Garrison: "Compensation" and "One Fight More." "Sleep Sweet," by permission of Mrs. Helen Granville Barker, daughter of Ellen M. Huntington Gates. Arthur Guiterman: "Strictly Germ-Proof" from THE LAUGHING MUSE. Hermann Hagedorn: "Discovery"; "Flood Tide" and "Ladders Through the Blue" from LADDERS THROUGH THE BLUE. F. W. Harvey: "From Ducks," Oliver Herford: "The Chimpanzee." DuBose Heyward: "Epitaph for a Poet" from SKYLINES AND HORIZONS. M. A. DeWolfe Howe: "At the Heart," "The Helmsman" and "A Treasure House." Robinson Jeffers: "A California Vignette," "Not Our Good Luck," "Salmon Fishing," "Suicide's Stone," "To the Stone Cutters," "From Tamar" from TAMAR. Archibald

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