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I've been thinking about publishing my novel on SmashWords and CreateSpace after having written it five years ago. However, in a paragraph, I quoted two lines of Lyrics, but didn't give the name of the song until I got to the Author Talks about <Name_of_Novel> heading.

This song is copyright 2012 by Hal Leonard Corporation. Testimony, by Stephen Schwartz. Would it be a good idea to keep the two lines of lyrics or remove them, but still keep the name of the song in the resources heading?

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Where and how you reproduce the lyrics in the book or how to point out the title of the song that contains the lyrics doesn't matter; simply printing two lines of the lyrics can be copyright infringement, Fair Use (U.S. Copyright Office) not withstanding.

It's not a good idea to risk legal action against yourself or the need to defend yourself with a Fair Use argument. Ask for permission: Request Permission to Reprint Lyrics in a Publication - Hal Leonard Online

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