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also embroidered drapery drawn up richly worked in silver amia; the with a very rich silver cord and petticoat embroidered in waves, and tassels: the body and train of white an elegant silver foil border : train satin, richly embroidered with silver tu correspond, 10 correspond witb the petticoat : Countess of Oxford.- A white satin crape sleeves, richly embroidered petticoat, with lace draperits, trimwith silver, and trimmed with point med with pink French beads, and lace.

wreaths of apple blossom; train to Countess of Chatham. - An elegant correspond. Head-dress, feathers dress of green and silver, superbly and diamonds. embroidered in rich bunches of sil Countess of Macclesfield.- A straw. ver acorns; a very rich embroidered coloured satin petticoat, with superb border, with Vandyke silver fringe : drapery of white crape embroidered green crape train, beautifully orna in gold; peacock's feathers, in ihe mented with silver, and enibroidered heart or eye of each feather were to correspond with the petticoat. beautiful coloured stones ; she bor.

Countess of Shaftesbury.- A white der a la Grecque, with large emcrape petticoat, very richly embroi- broidered gold leatbers and coloured dered with silver; at the bottom a stones : the robe to corresp. nd; the corkscrew trimming of white satin sleeves and breast of which were and silver rolio, with a Hounce of most magnificently embroidered with silver Vandyke blond : the train a gold feathers and colvured stones. ricb white silk, trimmed all round Head-dress, straw coloured and the same as the petticoat. Head- white feathers, and beautiful diadress of silver, with white feathers. monds.

Countess of Mendip.-A white Countess of Cholmondeley. - Body crape petticoat, with a rich Vandyke and train of yellow crape, richly ensilver foil border, edged by the real broidered with silver; sleeves of point silver lamia ; under this border is à lace, louped up with stars of diachain linked with the prince's plume: monds ; pellicoat of white crape; on the right side is a Grecian dra. richly embroidered with silver ; on pery, with a double Vandyke border, one side a sush of yellow crape, with sprigs of the lily of the valley í fastened with bunches of jonquil. this drapery is looped up with a rich Countess of Jersey.-A blue crape silver cord and tassels : ihe left dra- petticoal, el ganuy ornamenied with pery is beautifully embroidered with draperies of rich guld mbroidery in the gilver roses, with the same border, Turkish style, susperdid with gold and edged with a Tratalgar fringe; cord and tassels; a blue cape train, pocket-holes fancifully trimmed to trimmed with gold, correspond,

l'iscountess Custlereugh.--A magCounless of Camden. A sarsnet nificent dress of apple green erape, lavender-colour petricuat, covered richly en.broidered in silver; ine with Brussels lace draperies, the whole spangled with silver, and trimbottom of the petticoai tancifully med with large silver Zephyr and grimmed; the train of the same sarse Vandyke fringe : the drapueries ried get as the perticoat, trimmed with up with rich iasses and cord, train beautiful Brussels lace. Head-dress 16 correspord; the baly and sleeves of feathers with diamonds.

fully trimmed with point.

Heada Countess of Grosvenor.- A white dress, a profusion of dainonds, and crape pesticoal, with an imperial nine osjrich fi attiers. ring ground, and rich drajeries, Baroness Strogonoff:--A white

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crape petticoat, richly embroidered sels point, Headli drus of feathers in silver; a rich border at the bot- aod diamonds. ion of Algerine spanges: draperies Luddy Barourt. lire crape of crape, richly embroidered in sil- petticoat, supertly embroidered in ver; Roman scrole groun:l-work of strips of dull size feathers and sich vermiciti in silver; train of white sp.205'es, grounded willi wreaths of silk, beautifully embroichurid in sile Algerie sangles; trait of llac ver: Hrad-dress to correspond. cute, trimmed with silwn Hal.

Right Hon Lady Eliz. Spencer. drs of thers and diamoals, -A most beautiul laverider silk Istdy Ewingilan.- A while girstrain and fuckucpat, richly renamenia P Baticuar, tricined with chi ed with diaper is of superb point Brussels lace an elegantly oma la e, loopred up

with heads and dead' mented with hörse-ches:14* blossom; tassels.; the büitom of the petticuit aib r-o foured traint. Heac-dress trimonial with point' lielio curre- to correspond. sporide Helliss of estricta fuity Muty Vary Denim - white thers and b ads.

Chapetticoat and dispery, talIddyroon.--A white craps tikiliy embroidered with silvea vine: ticoat and drapery, very beautifully white crape draperies and silver to embroidered with silver, and inter chiro'smond; the draperies suspended lined with pea-gruen sarsnet; Wely with tich silvet cord and tassels. and train of pea-greca sarsnet, orna "Ludy Cathering my Petticoat minted with silver and point'lace, of white crane, aj pociald'in a silver

Lady 11. "Valpoli.--- Petticoat cle- Waving boroner formog' a' drapery gantly embroidered with silver sprigs; across; on the left side a dash of the and tastefully ornamented with rock same, tied up with rich córds and lilies; the draperics looped up with tases: body and train of brown flowers: the body and train of white anksilvrtiškut; trinimed lace sleeves, sarsue, orianiented with silver and loved up with diamond stairs. Headpoint lacr.

dres, bandeill' of brown and silver Lily Bubuia 1 shley Cooper - tissu-, itaths and aigrette of diaWhije raje putovat richly crni- niords micnics with white, sallil, and an

tij, "Caroline Bhic Train of applique of winie satin and Buyet Prut, body and seves of all over th foot of the pretticoat,' in the same, ornamented with a sma!! stripes of white satin and lilatie ureathing of perchi-biosson'; white In a white figured silki, trimmed sarsnet, petticoat, over which was al round with a wreath of white gracefully thrown tus falling draIilac, licad-tiess, gold bmd wiih periis, urimination with a sash trimo Incidallions, while Haci, , and tia meddith small writer of peachthers; necklace and carrings of guld b'os, tastefully fastened up with and medallions, tu match in hixid. bunches of the same: dress,

Lully Rind.-Petticoat of write Lidy Jan Borlase Waren. -- Acrape, richly ornamented with subrich purpl. and Spyti jured silli, duduir, forming chains, and íast. with a most elegant drap ty of point end will wreaths of white ros:5; lace; the bottom o te pitic at ibe ivain of wbile sarsneh, elegantly trin.ned with point la lo curie ornamente 1 !o correspond: the lessspond ; the train of the same; the crues was combas dota beutiful sleeves and irimm 11 of ich Brus- iluale or fuartiels, fastened with a

sich rose of diamonds, and an elegant Hon. Miss Dusseit. - A dress of bandeau of ihe same, which coutin pale green crape and silver; drapemed from the front round the right ries edged with borders of emboeged side of the head. The whole had a silver in Vandyke. Head-tress, very light and tasteful etfict, and feathers and jismonds. corrisponderl with the delicacy of the The llon. Niiss Seymour Coleman. lady's figure,

-In a very superb dress, formed of Lady Fills.--We have seldom white satin, with full mantle drapewitnessed any thing more splendid ries, richly ornamented with a cuthan her ladyship's dress. She wore

rious ostrich feather fringe, supporta petticoat of white imperial net ed and fastened up with ropes and bordered with silver; the draperies tassels of fine gold beads ; train of were of lilac crape, ornamented with white crape, edged with the same a most superb silver Vandyke, and costly beads. Head-dress, feathers fastened with large silver tassels; and diamonds. ten of imperial net; Vandyke border of silver to correspond with the train : head-dress, a profusion of beautiful diamonds.

A NICHT WALS Indo-Mary Parker.---A dove-co

IN JUNI. loured petticoat incomnly richly embroidered with silver, in elegant

By 7. M. L. chains acroce; the border serpentine pattern, a fail of embroidered points Night'tis thy gloom that bids the bosom

glow, on one side: robe and head-dress to Ard teaches man his inmost soul to know.' Çurrespond.

Author's Alanuscrit Pems. The Hon. Mrs. Cornuall.-Pttia

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may it be said, that coat of primrose crape, niost beau. tiully and richly cimbroidered with rigut i peculiarly suited to open

to mar's vitw the secret recesses of silver draperies of the came in a mo

tis own bognon : no business that saic pattern; ornamented with silver

day might otier to interfere with his Parisian trimmin?, and confined

thoughts ; no solar light to dispel the tastefully with cord and tassels. The Ilon. Vrs, George flerbert.- mind; silence and solitude his only

guilty fears that may haunt his A magnificent silver robe and coat,

companions; he feels the superior endres covered with a shower of intiuence of mind over matter, while spüng'es; the drajeries tied up with

conscience reads to him, in an audi. very lige silver zephyr and corri, bie voice, the history of the days and finished with a superb silver fringe. Hadiress, a he antiful pearl occupations, night will make the

ihat are gone;' while these are it3 Wia:h, and seven ostrich feathers,

god mati's breat glow with napThe Lon. Wis. Drummond.

pir.css, and bid the sinner tren.lle; White crape petticoat, tastefully em

but to the miserable being right broidery with silver leaves; at the

is ever welcome, boitop.cf, the petticoat a beautiful wreath border, embroidered with sil- «The eranquillising stillness of its reign, ver; the drapery' of primrose crapie, The balmy-breaching zephyr's soften'à -festuondoe with silver; body and

breath,

Are dear to him who seeks with pensive train of primrose-sarsnet, ornament

pain red with silver and point lace.

The inurky mansione of the tyrant, deesta:

Who goes to shed she sweet!y soothing tear, The humble church-low's higher seets to

To herve the soft and soul-responding sigh, shew,
Wnere lies in dust the form so lace held dear, THütmind by their trembling light below;
Where sleeps in death fair beauty's once The solemn nighe-breeze struck exch skiver
bright eye.'

ing cheek;
Autbor's Manuscript Poems. Religious reverence forbade to speak:

The starting sexton his short sorrow chid, Night is the time, and ever has When the earth murmur'd an the combin lid; been, for awiul ceremonies : I am

And falling bones, and sighs of boly dread,

Sounded a requiein to the silent dead!" led to make this observation by the forcibly.pachric, yet simple state

The sun had set a few minutes ment, in Bloomñd's poeny of when I commenced my present walk,

Good Tidinys,' of the death and and the west was yet vividly tinged interment of his father, who fell with his departing light. à victim to that once, terrific scourge,

A beam of tranquilliy smild in the west, the small-pox : the infant mentioned

The storms of the morning pursued mená in the quotation was himself; and more the terror that was formerly occa.

And the wave, while it welcom'd she mus

ment of rest, sioned by the appearance of the Still heav'd, as remembering ills that were small рох

in

a country village I o'er! know to b: truly described.

Serenely, my heart took the hue of the hout, “There dweit, beside a brook that creeps

Its passions were sleeping were mute, as the

dead; along

And the spirit becalm'd but remember's Midst infant hills and meads unknown to their pow'r, song)

As the hillow che force of the gale that One to whom poverty and faith were giv'n,

was ned! Calm village silence, and the hope of heav'n: Alone she duelt; and while each morn I thought of the days, when to plearere alone brought peace,

My heart ever granced a wish or a sigh; And health was smiling on her years increase, When the saddest emotion may bosom bad Sudden and fearful, rushing through her known frame,

Was pity for those who were wiser than II. Unusual pains and feverish symptoms came. Then, when debilirated, faint, and poor, I fele, low the pure, intellectual are How sweet to hear a footstep at her door! Ini luxury loses its heavenly says: To see a neighbour watch ite's silent sand, How soon, in the lavisbing cup of desire. To hear the sigh, and feel the hilping hand! The pearl of the soul may be mekted Soun woe o'erspread the interdicted ground, away! And consternacion seiz'd the hamiers round: Uprose the pesemits widow'd victim diedis And I pray'd of that Spirit who lighted the And foui contagion spread on ev'ry side:

fame, The he ping nighbour, for her kind regard, ''That pleasure no more might its purity Bore home that dreadful tribute of reward,

dim; Home, where six children, yielding to its And that sulijed but little, or brighdy the ow's,

same, Gave hope and patience a most trying hour; I mighc give back the gem I had borrow's One at her bicast stili drew the living from him. And sense of danger never marr'd his dream; The thouglit was extatie! I felt as if hear's Yot all exclaim'd, and with : pitying eye, Had already the wreath of eternity shours "Wnoe'er survives the shock, sbat child will As if, passion all chasten'd and error forgiv'n, dic.!''

My heart had begun to be purely its owo. Bes vain the fiat, -Heav'nı restor'd them all, And desin'd one of riper years to fall. I look'd on the west, and the beautiful sky, Midnight beheld the close of all his pain; Which morning had clouded ww doudes His grave was clos'd when midnight came

no more; 2.in;

*Oh! thus, T'asclaim'd, * for a long only No bell was heard to toll, no funerad pray'r,

eye No kindred bow'd, no wife, no children there; Shed light on the sound that a darkcen'd los horrid nature could inspire a dread,

betore Thys dus uit wunds of custum like a thread.

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Fragrance Aoated on every breath Disdaining to be heard; the while ye smile, of air; for every flower, and every

To shew a set of teeth newly repair'd,

Or shrink and shrug, to make the crowd blossomed bush, were now in full admire perfection, and each contributed Your strange grimaces practis'd at the glass.

Oh! I abhor it! I would rather hear its share of sweetness to the ever

A pedlar's kit bescrape a dancing dog.' passing zephyr. It was just such a night as Hurdis had in view, when, I wandered, almost unconsciously, in his poem of 'The Village Curate,' with my eyes fixed on the bright orb he invites Alcanor to

of Hesper, wrapt in deep contempla

tion, till the distant murmur of a Descendinto the valley, and enjoy bell, pealing the hour of ten, warned The sober’ peace of the still summer's eve.

me to return: in doing so, I passed We have no blush to lose ; our freckled cheek

a well-remembered grove, in whose The sun not blisters, nor the night-dew deepest retirements I have spent

biasts.
Such is the time the musing poet loves.

many a noontide hour. Now Philo. Now vigorous imagination teems,

mela had taken possession of its And, warm with meditation, brings to birth sequestered retreats, and was warHer admirable thought. I love to hear

bling her sweet music in the ear of The silent rook to the high wood make way With rustling wing; to mark the wanton

night : I could not help inwardly

ejaculating,
And see him gambol round the primrose
bead,

• List' to the night-bird's melancholy plaint,
'Till the stiil owl comes smoothly sailing That steals on echo's wing across the vale;
forth,

Now the soft music sinks in warblings faint, And with a shrill 800-wbit breaks of his And seems sad sorrow's mournful-sounddance,

ing cale.
And sends him scouring home ; to hear the Or else, mechinks, the pensive murmurs
Of the night-loving partridge, or the swell Like soft complaining from love's cortur'd
Of the deep curfew from afar. And now

breast;
It pleases me to mark the hooting owl, Where disappointment has destroy'd the
Perch'd on the naked hop.pole; to attend

dream,
The distant cataract, or farmer's cur

That cold che tender heart it should be
That bays the northern lights or rising moon. blest!'
And now I steal along the woody lane,

Axtbor's Manuscript Poems.
To hear thy song so various, gentle bird,
Sweet queen of night, transporting Philomela!

Pleased with my short but charm.
I name thee not to give my feeble line
A grace else wanted; for I love thy song,

ing walk, I reached my 'home of
And often have I stood to hear it sung, rest;' and should any Cynic frown
When the clear moon, with Cytherean smile, on my humble effort to amuse in
Emerging from an eastern cloud, has shot
A look of pure benevolence and joy

depicting that walk, I shall only
Into the heart of night. Yes, I have stood answer him in the words of Hurdis:
And mark'd thiy varied note, and frequent
pause,

• Let him read who will ; Thy brisk and melancholy mood, with soul And blame me not, if tardy as the snail Sincerely pleas'd. And oh! methought, no I hardly creepa single mile from home.

It is my humour. Let him speed who will, Can equal thine, sweet bird, of all that sing And Aly like canon-shot from post to post ; How easily the chief! Yet have I heard I love to pause, and quit the public road, What pleases me still 'nore-the human To gain a summit, take a view, or pluck voice,

An unknown blossom. What if I dismount, In serious sweetness, flowing from the heart And leave my steed to graze the while I sit Of unaffected woman. I could hark

Under the pleasant lee, or idly roam *Till the round world dissolv'd, to the pure Across the pasture, diligent to mark strain

What passes next!

-Tis English blood chat
Love teaches, gentle modesty inspires.

flows
But tease me not, ye self-conceited fools, Under the azure covert of these veins.
Who with a loud insufferable squail

I love my liberty; and if I sing,
Insule our ears, or hum a noiseless air, Will sing to please myself; bound by no rule,
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