No epoch of time can claim a copyright in these immortal fables.
Those, it will be remembered, were the days before Anglo-American copyright.
Fisheries, copyright, and even customs' duties, are instances in point.
I said I had a copyright of my own face, if we were engaged!
It is a pity traitors' heads are nowadays their own copyright.
A "copyright" in heads is a good suggestion, and coming from a publisher too!
Clemens's idea for copyright betterment was not a fixed one.
They are all copyright titles, and will not be found in any other publisher's list.
Copyright may therefore be said to be the legal recognition of brain-work as property.
The copyright was granted "to authors," without any restriction as to nationality.