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my studies were things which I had painted to property, and would not hear of me as a suitor A POET'S LIFE,

myself in such poetical colours that for some for his daughter, he rejected me abruptly, and

months I constrained myself to be satisfied with cast in my teeth my unsteadiness and want of (Continued from Vol. XXII. page 93.)

them; and in point of fact, I was happy. How- character. However my passionate attachment ever, you will not be surprised to hear that after to his daughter, my ardent love which gradually

a while reminiscences of Naples, Cadiz and won her affections, made everything practicable MARLOW took the lead of the conversation, Malaga recurred to my mind with more fre-to me. No sacrifice was at the time too great, with the view to carry off his unfortunate quency and with increasing force. All that had no exertion too much for me with such a prize friend's excitement. The squire understood constituted my past enjoyments, my acquaint- before my eyes. At last her parents were conhis purpose, and concurred with him to this ances, the works of art, the careless life, the strained, however unwillingly, to give their coneffect; and so, after a little time, the two suc-scenes of excitement, the seductive beauties of sent to our union; and indeed they forgot by ceeded in tranquillizing the excessive agitation Venice, the voluptuous dances of Spain, all degrees their previous distrust of me, and conof their companion. Marlow spoke of his lived in my recollection: and when I woke ceived a liking for me. The long-wished-for youth, and of his university career, of the short from such dreams to reality, the monotonous day arrived at last. I set up a school, and most but singular period during which he made his routine of my daily actual life seemed to me of the children of the respectable families in the unsuccessful début as a player, and of his sub- more than ever insupportably dull. But what neighbourhood were intrusted to my care. It sequent resolution to live exclusively for poetry. was in its consequences worse for me, is that was a beautiful part of the country, my wife

I also,” said Green, “was once upon the shortly before I took up my parish, I had seen was happy, and I was in an Elysium. A blessboards; and under far more singular circum- some plays acted in London. Iu Italy tbe ing seemed to be upon us and ours, all went stances than those which attended my friend theatre had possessed great attractions for me; well; our garden, our little farm prospered, Christopher. When I had completed my studies, and in Spain probably both plays and players and at the close of a year that vanished too I travelled to see the world in company with were better than elsewere ; but there I had too quickly, I was the father of a boy. Then " two rich young noblemen, whose friendship I many other things to distract my attention to " From your hesitation to proceed,” said the had gained at the university. Young, healthy, admit of my being much fascinated by this Squire, “ I suspect something painful occurred confident, not knowing what it was to be in branch of the poetical art. In London, how-to you at this stage of your life.” vant, with plenty of money ; in the foolishness ever, I saw what was to me a novel species of "No, indeed, sir!" rejoined Green, while of our hearts we thought we might dispense acting ; I listened to a recitation so natural in his eyes swam with tears. “I was going to with a God, with providence and virtue. Wit expression, that the poetry I heard went to my tell you that just then a legacy was left us, and and humour, unrestrained jollity,enjoyment and very soul. Well! in the process of time my with it came a lawsuit. It appeared to us to excess of pleasure, these were our divinities : church, my professional duty, the solitude of be a matter of importance, although the sum at and in those years I deemed myself the luckiest the country became utterly hateful to me. stake was not in itself large. Some one, it was of mortals to be permitted under such auspices, There is no creature more miserable than a determined, should go to town, to raise money in thorough freedom from anything like care, man who has mistaken his own character, and and give necessary directions respecting the to wander over the glorious plains of Italy, and adopted a line of life for which he is morally lawsuit. I hesitated to go, for I felt as if I then to visit the coasts and the enchanting unfitted. In my dreams I took part in acting could perceive my evil genius in the distance mountains of Andalusia and Granada. The tragedy and comedy, and fancied myself the on the look out for me. At last I allowed myliberality of my friends was evinced in their approved favourite of the public. The evil self to be swayed by the entreaties of my wife; treating me as perfectly their own equal; and spirit that possessed me allowed me no peace : and from that time since, it is now two years, the pecuniary means which they had allotted I gave up my post and went to London. I here have I been. Under one pretence or for their journey they shared with me; so that was received with open arms, for I had pre- another I have gained part of her dowry; I I became habituated to live in their society as viously sent thither some pieces for perform- have wasted the legacy, for unfortunately we a nobleman, to waste money, to hold myself a ance which had met with considerable success. gained our lawsuit; I am in debt to every one, person of consideration, to have my affairs of I now made my appearance on the stage, some- torn by remorse, and now it is ten months since bonour, to purchase love adventures at a ruin- times in my own comedies, sometimes in those I have written my poor wife a single line. In ous rate, and to lose at play. It never crossed of other authors. There was an extraordinary the arms of a worthless trull I have not forgotten my mind that such habits must make me concourse of people to see me act; many came her-no! not that-but utterly disgraced mymiserable for life when eventually I should to see the performance of one whom they already self, and have done my best to cast away my awake from my dream, an event which must knew and liked as a poet; many came to see a soul for all eternity.” necessarily occur sooner or later. After two priest who had so wantonly heaped insult on After some further conversation, it was deor three years spent as I have described, we his sacred profession; many were attracted by cided that the penitent Green should pay his returned to England. One of my friends died; curiosity and the novelty of the thing. People debts with the money that had just been pro. the other buried himself in seclusion, and tried to talk me into the belief that I was en- mised him, and then send for his wife to Lonallowed himself to be converted by some Puri- dowed with talent to become a second Roscius; don that his friends might in common with her tans; so thenceforth he devoted his life to but whether it was that I was really deficient strike out some plan for the future life of the remorse and penance, without ever bestowing a in theatrical talent, or that my former restless-poet. Forthe present the parties separated under thought upon the associate of his sinful plea- ness took possession of me, I wearied of this the mutual agreement to meet again shortly sures. I went back to the University to renew line of life more quickly even than I had done at the same place. Green accompanied his my studies, and try and do something for my- of my clerical duties. At this time it was, benefactor in the direction of the town, where self there. Through the interest of a kind while making the round of the country, that I the latter wished to visit a cousin with whom patron I obtained in a little time a cure in the first became acquainted with my Emmy. Now he had some matters of business to settle. county of Essex. Country quiet, and tranquil- for the first time I was made aware what is the Marlow went with the page of whom we have lity of mind in the midst of agreeable scenery, nature of the love which I had so often de- spoken previously, to hire a quiet lodging in a simple walk in life, and the continuation of Iscribed. Emmy's Father owned a small landed / Southwark for Squire Welborn.

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Marlow had much ado to get his young fol- / varlet is no appendage of mine; but tell me" soul; and then you also will learn to disregard lower safe through the press of people that “Shall I see you soon, friend Stopple? worldly interests as things of no real importance, thronged the streets. Every thing was new to “To morrow, Fanny, I shall be coming to when you have been converted and born anew, him, and he was continually stopping almost Deptford, and then I hope to hear what devil's through partaking of our new and mysterious unconsciously, to gaze at something or other. adventure has brought you into this suspicious baptisın. Now it was some richly-dressed cavalier with quarter of the town."

Tā Oh! my business that I have intrusted to his train of attendants that riveted his attention; “Jealous ! jealous ! O poor Stopple !” and this infatuated madman, who has let other fools now the coach of some grandee; now a troop she laughed most provokingly. Before Ingram rob him of the little wit he ever possessed. of soldiers, or the signs of various houses and knew what she was about, the mad wench had As for my lawsuit, from this hour I give it up shops, which overhung the street on either side imprinted a kiss on his lips, and with a look at for lost.” Such were the squire's reflections, in all imaginable diversity of colouring and Marlow whose wrathful gestures seemed to as he followed his relation. design. afford her vast amusement, she was soon up

(To be concluded in our next.) " What is your name, my lad?” asked Mar- the steps with her companion. Ingram stood low, almost tired of looking back and waiting a while in amazement and continued to gaze time after time for the young lout. after her in the direction in which she had dis

MARTIAL GLORY. “ Ingram, sir !" was the reply.

appeared. “Were you never in a town before, that you ** Blockhead! can't you follow me, instead of must needs be gaping after every piece of foolery standing agape there?" called Marlow angrily,

Oh! meteor, whose delusive beams that crosses you eye?. and the two resumed their way to execute their

But glitter brightly to betray, “Ay, sir! we've a goodish big town near us at commission.

Misleading with thy dazzling gleams home, and master otten sends me to Ashtown; Meanwhile Green and Squire Welborn were

The steps of many far astray ;

Oh! guiding star of many a heart, but lord ! sir, it has not half as many houses as hurrying in the direction of the town. On

I view thee as thou truly artthere are in this long street afore us.” their way their attention was attracted by a

A wisp, which glimmers through the gloom “Street, you owi! it is no street. We are hooting and screaming which suddenly struck

That rests upon the gaping tomb. now on London bridge.”

their ears; and as they turned the corner of a “Oh! ay, sir! A bridge indeed! ye don't street, they saw a crowd of people following ai

The gaudy flag which proudly streams think I'm so simple as to believe that. Why, man who strode slowly on without taking the

Within the morning's golden beams, how can there be a bridge without water? ” least notice of his followers, his eyes bent upon

Or flutters through the golden mist " Don't you see the bridge is covered on the ground, his black hair hung disorderly

Which veils the battle on its flight, either side by warehouses and shops?” about his head, and as he passed by he gave

Seeming to those who still exist,

The beacon of the bloody fight“And where's the water then ?" the idea of having raced himself out of breath,

The splendid uniforms which make " Where it always was, simpleton ! under for his face was heated and his misshapen But brighter marks for blade and ballthe bridge. The back windows of these houses features were swelled and bloated so as to ob

The strains of melody which wake look down upon the river. And now, Ingram, scure his small and deep-set eyes. Muttering A courage in the hearts of all, follow me in here."

something to himself, he cast an ill-favoured And leads the soldier, faint with pain, With these words, Marlow stepped into a glance at our passengers, and marched gravely O'er bodies of his comrades slain, shop to purchase a pair of perfumed gloves. on with the mob at his back.

All heedless of the whizzing shot The woman who served him was a handsome, “Do you know who that ill-looking fellow That falls around him fast and hotdecently-dressed person, and seemed to be no is?” asked the Squire.

The medals and the flaming stars ways displeased at sundry compliments and “No!” replied Green ; "but I conclude, from

Thou bangest on the veteran's scars, little gallantries addressed to her by one of such his appearance, he is one of those crazy Puritans

Those toys for which the grown-up child taking exterior as Marlow's really was. As the whom you may hear occasionally preaching to

Risks life and limb, by thee beguiled. door of the little inner or back room stood open, the people, and who get little for their pains Thou dost enwreath thy votaries' brows Ingram was enabled to catch a glimpse of the but insult and laughter, if by chance they are With laurels which I envy not, view from the window and indulge his wonder- not roughly handled.”

For they were gathered from those boughs ment at seeing the river beneatti him, and the “What cousin Astlington !” exclaimed the Which grew upon some mournful spot, town in the distance. Marlow made his pur- Squire. “This is a piece of unexpected luck to Whose soil was ploughed by cannon balls, chase most deliberately, perhaps with the good- meet you. I was on my way to look you up And watered by the stream which falls natured motive of giving the lad opportunity in your retreat. Farewell, for the present,

From bleeding wounds, while through the cloud to satisfy his curiosity, perhaps from a certain Master Green : give yourself the trouble to get

Of sulphurous smoke which thundered loud, inveterate trick of flirtation which he had en- that of which we were speaking, to-day without

The bullets, with resistless power, couraged in accordance with the manner of the fail; and I hope we shall meet again shortly."

Were hailing their destructive shower. times until it had become natural to him. Green wished his benefactor good day. Oh! I would live and die alone, However he was in the street once more, while He had scarce turned his back, when Astlington If such should be the will of God, Ingram was still gaping with open mouth in burst upon the squire.

And, unlamented and unknown, the shop.

“Why! cousin, cousin, how come you, short Repose beneath the tombless sod, « Come, come, sirrah !" called Marlow im- time as you have been in London, by the ac And leave no memory on the earth patiently,“ Come along and attend to your quaintance of that infamous fellow?"

To tell the future I had birth; business. Mind and mark the way we take, “ It is the well-known poet Green from whom

Like some lost billow, of whose sweep that you may be able to bring your master I just parted.”

No vestige lingers on the deep; here. 1 " I know it,” rejoined the cousin, “and he is!

Rather than wear around my name As they were descending some steps that led one of Satan's livery servants. He writes for

That infamy which men call fame

That red renown which stains the page from the bridge into a narrow street that ran those iniquitous theatres which are an abomi

Of history with the lives of those parallel with the river, they were met by a nation unto the Lord. He has his part with

Who, demon-like, in every age, woman whom many would have admired. She those workers of ungodliness who paint their

Have filled the earth with warfare's woes. was on a large scale, of a free and bold carriage, faces and disguise themselves as women. Woe and was laughing and talking in a loud voice unto them !" with a companion of air and manner like her “Why! cousin, pray how long is it since CHEERFUL Music.—The poet Cardian once own.

you have become so excessively pious? Perhaps asked his friend Haydn—“How does it happen “ Hah! how came you here in this part of that may be the cause of my being unable to that your church music is always of an animatthe town?" asked Marlow. ..

obtain an answer to any one of my letters, and Jing, cheerful, and even gay description?”To “And you, pray, Master Stopple, what are of my concerns being left to look after them- this, Haydn's answer was—“I cannot make you doing here, and where didst get this dainty selves.”

it otherwise. I write according to the thoughts appendage? Didst steal him, man?” and at “Thou art not far from the truth, cousin which I feel; when I think upon God, my heart the same time she asked the question, the fair Welborn. Temporal concerns have ceased to is so full of joy, that the notes dance and leap, Amazon stroked the cheek of the youngster. have an interest for my awakened spirit. Come, as it were, from my pen; and since God has

“Come, ccme, let the lad alone," exclaimed and I will make you acquainted with those holy given me a cheerful heart, it will be easily forMarlow somewhat impetuously; "the young / men, those apostles, who have converted my given me that I serve him with a cheerful spirit.”


ornamented with lace; but flounces of the same lons of the same, and narrow velvet in a wave; a FROM

material are reserved for morning wear. Taffetas naud rosace, composed of the same velvet, orna

are also trimmed with bouillonnés of tulle of the mented the side. Voilettes with rounded corners OUR FRENCH CORRESPONDENT. same colour, put on in several rows. Trimmings are much in favour just now. White felt bonnets

are also made of gauze ribbon. Many evening are ornamented with satin and small feathers ; BOULEVARD DES ITALIENS. dresses have the skirts open at the side, with under coloured ones have merely a noud, but they are December 29. 1849. skirt of another colour. Thus a dress of blue lined with white satin and ornaments of velvet in

moire antique was open on a skirt of pink satin, / side. CHERE AMIE,

with revers trimmed with lace. A dress of paille The trimmings of feathers for under bonnets are Iris principally to evening dresses that the atten- satin, open on one of lilac satin.

likely to meet with much favour, us they are very tion is now directed in Paris, the winter being more Walking dresses of the redingote form are made becoming, their light and airy effect giving much particolarly the season for balls and parties, very of cloth or black damas, with runding patterns. grace to the coiffure. Feathers are also much worn elegant ones have been made with pointed bodies, | Those of velvet are the only ones that admit of on bonnets, whether as a plume a little raised at the and the skirt raised by a noud of ribbon or orna- pardessus the same as the dress. For negligé they | side, or in small touffes laid on each side ; but ment of gold, at the extreme right in front, and the have no ornament but fur, either a very deep band | fashion admits of every variety of style. estreme left behind, under skirt of silk trimmed at the bottom of the skirt, or of the redingote form, The velvet manteaux are made of the paletot form, with

ny dresses are ornamented with the trimming on the body widening to the bottom. some with sleeves cut with the back, others modechenille placed in brandenbourgs, plats, and fringes, Some negligé redingotes have nouds of the same, rately tight at the waist and less full, with armholes with headings in resille. Satin dresses are trimmed the coques lined and edged, as well as the ends, with and sleeves ; the paletot form is in favour, but not with fringe, and feathers arranged en tablier, or very narrow fringe.

exclusively so. ornaments of stamped velvet, &c. The rich mate- Cachemire dresses, as well as popelines, are Evening coiffures are of blond embroidered in rials of light colours are trimmed with white lace, trimmed with worsted lace, beaded by a delicate gold, ornamented with bunches of grapes in gold, and dark colours with black lace. A dress of moire gimp. These robes are made very simply, high, and green foliage of light blond, and of velvet and antigoe was closed at the side by noeuds formed of with Amadis sleeves. Some cachemire dresses are gold, &c. Coiffures of lace or rich blond are much small lappets of lace; a robe of damas of gray de of the Amazon form, with brandenbourgs only on ornamented with flowers, one formed of a wide lapciel had an échelle of blond of the same colour the body. Plain silks are handsomely embroidered, I pet entwined on a wreath of fruit, the ends falling continned on the two sides of an open corsage. A and will be very fashionable. Cloth dresses are behind the head on a torsade of hair placed rather robe of pink antique moire was ornamented by also embroidered, to which is added a double low. blond mised with silver. Tulle dresses are orna. | pelerine festonné, the under one forming small! The half squares termed fanchons are still fashionmented by raches of tulle divided by ruches of mantelet.

| able for fireside wear, some are of fitch in black or ribbon, bouillonnés of tulle of two colours mixed Walking dresses are generally made of the redin- white embroidered in colours, they are confined very with bouillonnés of satin.

gote form, ornamented only on the body: the backward on the head by a noeud of ribbon on each At a ball recently given the following remarks skirt closes at the side, without any trimming if the side; those of lace are confined by ornamental pios were made: Dresses of rich materials were as nume- material is rich ; but if simple, it is trimmed with of carved coral. Small caps of tulle bouillonnée are rons as those of slighter texture, the make of the galon in silk or velvet. For demi-toilettes, the also worn en negligé, with noeuds multicolores or body only yarving: sating, moires, damas, and reps, open body is most worn, with rich fichu of lace covered by narrow blond with cerise or orange were with tight bodies; crapes and tulles with full | inside : the sleeves are of moderate width, fre. velvet. ones, or drapés, always with several skirts, and the quently open, sometimes to the elbow, showing the hair in bands tombés; the plain bandeaux were under sleeve. It is observed that a preference is reserved for very young ladies, some were raised given to damas over plain materials, and generally DESCRIPTION OF THE ENGRAVINGS. à la Marie Stuart, for which an elegant head-dress ornamented by chenille gimp. For redingotes,

PLATE I. has been made ; some were à la Chinoise, the Eng- velvet is used of the same colour, forming length. lish ladies alone preserving their ringlets; sleeves ened revers to the bottom of the skirt, lace is used,

FULL LENGTHS. were short and much ornamented, on some clear with satin. A dress of rather dark satin, trimmed

satin. A dress of rather dark satin, trimmed Evening Toilette.-Robe of white damas ; and dresses they reached to the elbow, but hung loose; with lace flounces, is in very good taste. The depth mantelet châtelaine of pink satin, forming three many skirts of tulle were with bouillons of tulle of the flounces depend much on taste ; either two | pelerines with points ornamented by a row of black rising to the knee interspersed with daisies, corn very deep ones, the upper one reaching to the waist lace laid on, headed by swansdown, and one row flowers or clochettes : similar flowers in the hair ; having the effect of an upper skirt, or four flounces of very broad lace round the throat. Dress hat of others, also of tulle, had numerous small ruches of of graduated width, or nine narrow ones, each | ruby velvet with feathers at the side. ribbon. Ladies who did not dance wore dresses headed by a narrow ruche of tulle. This trimming, Walking Dress. -Robe of striped popeline with with high bodies, but very open ; some were edged in white on pink or white, has a very good effect, I tucks; the corsage open: and half long sleeves : with ermine which was continued on the skirt, with deep flounces. The corsage should be with

pardessus of green silk with vandyked edges. others had the same style of trimming in point of berthe when the narrow flounces are used. Several

Capotes à coulisses of pink satin, with wreath of Alençon placed on very rich materials. rows of narrow lace from the shoulders form gerbe,

roses encircling the crown. Crape dresses with flounces, lamés in silver or in front and back, which inclines to a point.

Little Girl's Dress.-Frock of cachemire ; the gold, or nine small flounces festonnés in coloured The bonnets are moderately open in form, and corsage high with revers from the shoulder to the silk. A dress of white tulle had a bouillonné of the ornaments admit of much variety in choice, I waist edged with fringe. tulle on each side the skirt, covering a wreath of whether flowers or feathers, which may be placed Morning Dress.-Robe of bois satin : the cor. small pink roses without leaves. A double skirt of on both or only one side. The capotes of satin sage is open with revers of velvet which descend pink tulle was terminated by a thick bouillonné of bouillonné are pretty, with small feathers of two the centre of the skirt. Cap of tulle and lace with talle crevés, and confined at intervals by a small shades of colour. More simple ones are covered flat noeuds of ribbon from the tov. branch of flowers ; the corsages for these dresses are by biais of Terry velvet (velours épinglé); others Young Lady's Morning Dress. -Robe of pope. à la Greque, or plain with berthe, the form Louis again with blond, which, after ornamenting the line : the corsage is high with biais down the XIV. is also peserved ; tbe sleeves vary as to form front, unite at each side, forming chou. Bonnets / centre of body, and skirt ornamented with buttons and fulness. A dress of white grenadine with nar- of velours épinglé (Terry velvet) are always elegant. and narrow velvet : the sleeves are with jockeys row flounces was embroidered in cerise silk and They are ornamented, with marabouts of the same finished with narrow velvet: apron of green silk placed on in wreaths ; full body with ceinture and colour, and flowers inside. The open form of bon

trimmed with three rows of lace in a scollop, and noeuds of cerise ribbon and silver, of the width of nets admits of much ornament inside, which is

s admits of much ornament inside, which is pockets. Coiffure of hair in bandeaux with neud a scarf; coiffure of ribbon to match. A robe of much varied, and a little touffu. Blond is gene. cerise velvet at the pink velours épinglé, with corsage à la Raphael, rally used, mixed with ribbon, for morning bon. and demi-large but short sleeves, had the body and nets; others have half wreaths, mixed with tips of

HALF FIGURES. sleeves ornamented with ruches of blond; the skirt | feathers. Felt bonnets are worn of a morning, Walking Dress -Manteau of green velvet richly plain forming short train behind, rather short in lined with coloured satin. Plush bonnets have

embroidered with cape and pelerine; collar edged front; coiffure of blond, very forward on the head, bouquets of tips of feathers at the side.

with fringe. Capote of pink satin covered with and raised at the temples by bouquets of moss roses Very pretty bonnets of velvet and satin are orna

bouillons; ermine muff. of three colours. Dresses of black lace over mented by casoar feathers, resilles of chenille ;

nille; Morning Dress.-Robe of striped silk ; the cor. coloured ones are very much in request. Flowers | plush bonnets are ornamented by a plume of tips sage is a little open, and edged with a narrow black are very much used to ornament dresses, either in of feathers on each side. Capotes of plain satin Llace, which is also placed round the waist, the wreaths or bouquets, as well as feather trimmings; I have inside a trimming of feathers laid on the front, I double points, and down the sides of the skirt a fringe of ostrich feather nearly four inches deep, and a smaller one meets it from the bavolet. Cal which i

ather nearly four inches deep, and a smaller one meets it from the bavolet. Ca- which is open at intervals ; half long sleeves with heading a lace flounce, which for a dancing dress potes of white satin are edged by a bouillon of crape / white ones en bouillons. Coiffure formed of a lace has a very pretty effect.

| lisse. Capotes of green velvet have black lace on I lappet, and noeuds of paille ribbon. Taffetas are always much used for evening dresses, the runners. A satin bonnet was edged with bouil.

Promenade Dress.-Redingote of satin em.

ornamented with founces.


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broidered in braid ; the tight sleeves with jockeys Carriage Dress.-Robe Magyare of popeline ; ones under of embroidered muslin. Coiffure of edged with fringe. Bonnet of satin ornamented the corsage open en cour, and the sleeves rather lace, with lappets. with lace and flowers, lined with white.

short; the whole finished round with a trimming Dinner Dress.-Robe of velours épingle; the Carriage Dress.— Redingote of checked silk, formed of the popeline in cocardes of graduated corsage is entirely covered by a pelerine of point ornamented by a bouillon down the centre of cor. sizes. Bonnet of satin, ornamented with lace. lace, open in front and meeting at the waist; the sage and skirt; the half-long open sleeve also Walking Dress.-Manteau of marroon satin, wad- sleeves of white tulle forming a series of bouillons. finished with a bouillon. Bonnet of green velvet ded, and with large sleeves, trimmed all round with Cap of tulle, with small ruches and flowers at the lined with pink, with voilette of white lace. marten fur. Bonnet of deep blue velvet, with side. feather.

| Evening Dress.-Robe of black lace; the corBONNETS, CAPS, &c.

Young Lady's Dinner Dress.- Robe of pink sage is open to the waist; and the sleeves widen Dinner cap of lace with lappet laid across, on taffetas, with flounces; the corsage high, buttoning to the elb which are sprigs of delicate flowers.

behind; and the sleeves open. Coiffure of hair in Coiffure of hair, with lappets of black lace and Capote à coulisses of green satin lined with white. | ringlets.

flowers. Coiffure of point lace with nouds of ruby ribbon. Morniny Dress.-Robe of cachemire, with casa

CAPS, BONNETS, &c. Bonnet of pink silk richly embroidered, orna. weck of green velvet, trimmed all round with black

he inside ornamented mented with ruches.

lace. Cap of lace, with neuds and ends of cerise by a bouillon of tulle, with narrow velvet across. Morning cap of lace with ribbon laid across, and velvet ribbon.

Dinner cap of tulle à bouillons, with flowers. small flowers at the side.

Walking Dress.-Robe redingote of levantine ; ! Bonnet of Terry velvet, ornamented with narrow

the corsage with folds, and ornamented with gimp, lace and drooping feather.

forming vandykes down the front of body and Coiffure of lace and flowers.
skirt. Boonet of blue plush, and black lace veil.

Bonnet of grey felt, with noud of satin ribbon.

Walking Dress.—Manteau, with double cape of Evening Dress.- Robe of royal blue satin, the moire, richly embroidered. Robe of black satin. skirt ornamented by five ruches of black lace; coin | Bonnet of velours épingle, with feather. de feu, or jacket of velvet, open in front, forming | Carriage Dress.-Robe of pink taffetas ; the point behind, and trimmed with black lace; coif. corsage is open in the centre, and trimmed with fure of black, with næud of cerise velvet, and narrow frillings of the same, which is repeated on flowers.

the skirt; and open sleeves. Manteau of ermine. Evening Dress.-Robe of pink satin corsage à Bonnet of white and pink satin and velvet, with la Raphael, edged with a ruche of ribbon, which is feathers fringed at the side, and tinted pink and continued down the sides of the open skirt, the white. under one being covered en tablier with flounces of

BONNETS, CAPS, &c. blond ; tight sleeves to the elbow, with deep blond

Capote of ruby velvet, with ribbon ruche at the lace, headed by a ruche of ribbon. Coiffure of edge, and trimming of black lace, lined with a blond lace, with lappets and flounces placed rather lighter shade in satin. high.

Dinner cap of lace, with blue flowers. Carriage Dress. -Robe redingote of drap, orna- | Capote of pink satin, ornamented with ruches mented on the body and skirt by numerous rows / and noud of ribbon. of narrow velvet, each terminating with a button. | Morning cap of tulle and lace, with ruby ribbon. Manteau of green satin, with cape, on which is

Capote of citron Terry velvet, with narrow vel. laid a very deep black lace, headed by a ribbon vet trimming. ruche ; a similar one is placed on the lower part of Coiffure of black lace, with large rosace at the the sleeves and front, also ornamented with raches. side. Capote of pink satin, with long feather laid across.

Bonnet of green satin lined with pink. . Little Girl's Dress.-Frock of plaid cachemire, - Cap à la Marie Stuart of tulle, with bunches of and paletot of velvet, with pelerine, trimmed all | drooping flowers at the side. round with ermine; muff to match. Capote à l Bonnet of ruby velvet, trimmed with a pointe of coulisses of pink silk.

| black lace, and flowers at the side. Walking Dress.—Redingote of black satin ; the corsage is open, with revers of sable fur, which

PLATE IV. continues increasing in width to bottom of the skirt; half-long sleeves, with fur cuffs. Bonnet

YULL LENGTHS. of Terry velvet, with bouillons at the edge. | Ball Dress.-Robe of white satin, with three

Little Girl's Walking Dress.-Frock of cache- deep flounces of lace, open at the side with a mire, trimmed with narrow velvet ; pardessus of wreath of ribbon leaves : pointed body, with berthel DESCRIPTION OF PATTERN SHEET. velvet, with dalmate sleeves. Straw bonnet, trim- of lace, and two falls of lace on the sleeves. Coif. | We have the pleasure of presenting our fair readers med with narrow velvet. fure of hair, with flowers.

with a model and directions for correctly cctting out Ball Dress.-Robe of white satin, entirely covered Dinner Dress.-Robe of black satin, trimmed the fashionable corsage chatelaine, so simple in its by thirteen flounces of point lace, and ornamented with fur; the corsage is an open jacket, trimmed details that we trust it will be found acceptable ; en tablier by small pink roses placed close together; with fur, and embroidered body under; tight the lines are all marked on the pattern sheet cortight body, with deep point, and berthe formed of sleeves, with fur cuffs and full under-ones of em- responding to each part; we have only further to four rows of lace, closing in front with a bouquet broidered muslin. Small lace cap, with nouds of add, to render it still better understood, that the of flowers. The hair in ringlets, with vine-leaves 'ribbon at the side.

straight line across the front indicates where the and grapes formed of pearls.

1 Dinner Dress.-Robe of violet velvet; the skirt material must be straight, showing that the fronts Carriage Dress.-Robe redingote of damas; the ornamented by a gimp trimming and satin ; pointed must be cut crossway ; this corsage extends becorsage is open, with revers of black lace, headed body with folds. Casaweck of velvet, trimmed yond the waist, and should be edged by a tape, by a bouillon ; the skirt is ornamented en tablier with ermine. Coiffure of hair, with ornaments under which the skirt is sewed in flat plaits. The by bouillons, edged at each side with black lace. formed of velvet tassels.

sleeve is turned back at the wrist, owing to want of Bonnet of deep blue velvet, lined with white, bunch Carriage Dress.-Robe of damas; the corsage is space to give it at full length. of roses at the side.

opea en cour, with pelerine formed of four rows Carriage Dress.—Robe of popeline, embroidered of black lace. Satin bonnet, trimmed with velvet with braid. Paletot of blue satin, with a feather- and lace veil.

A SMILE. trimming all round. Capote of pink satin, covered by bouillons.


Carriage Dress.-Robe redingote of velvet; the A smile! who will refuse a smile,
corsage is open to the waist, with two rows of

The sorrowing heart to cheer ?
Walking Dress.- Robe of green moire; the cor- fringe; the sleeves are wide at the bottom, termi.

And turn to love the heart of guile, sage is ornamented down the centre and from each nating with two rows of fringe, guimpe of embroi.

And check the falling tear. shoulder to the waist, by open gimp trimmings, dered muslin. Velvet bonnet, trimmed with black which also descend the front of the skirt; tight lace.

A pleasant smile for every face, sleeves, with similar trimming at the bottom. - Dinner Dress.-Robe of satin ; the corsage tight

0, 'tis a blessed thing; Bonnet of pink satin and velours épingle, with and high to the throat, and pelerine collar of point

It will the lines of care erase, bunch of feathers. Lace; the sleeves are wide at the bottom, with full

And spots of beauty bring.


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