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ished by a very broad biais, above narrow .pointed band of satı. which is a wreath of foliage composed Head-dress, à la Duchesse de Berry of gauze ribands.

Corsage à la . The bair is arranged in full curls e Grecque, made without shoulder-straps, the temples, and very much parted is cut low and drapé round the upper front. A band of Grecian blue gauze part of the bust. The plaits confined embroidered in gold crosses the foreon each shoulder by an ornament coin- head, and a rouleau of the same mateposed of gold and sapphires. A Gre- rial entwined with thesses of hair, cian clasp of the same is placed in the forms a superstructure of a very novel centre of the bosom. A rouleau of description. A golden arrow set with satin divides the plaits before and be- sapphires traverses the upper part of hind. The waist is quite the natural the rouleau. Necklace, &c. sapphires length; the lower part of the corsage and gold filigree work. White kid is plain, and terminated by a full glores. White gros des Indes sandals. quilting of blond net. Sleeves very. Carved ivory fan, painted à la Chishort and full, confined to the arm by noise.

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“ Come, let us stray Where Chance or Fancy leads our roving walk.”

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exertion, and he trudges along in disThis corroding wind is no doubt the content and unhappiness, sighing, and same which is referred to in the 19th thinking of home, and attempting to chapter of 2nd Kings; which the philosophise on the arrant folly that Lord was to send for the destruction could induce him to leave England for of Sennacherib. « Behold I will send an hour, to come to such a dismal, a blast upon him, and he shall hear a miserable, uninteresting banishment rumor and return to his own land." as the Levant. Its depressing effects can only be conceived by those who have suffered COPIOUSNESS OF LANGUAGE. from them; the unwonted dulness In English, we have only a single with which it overcasts even the most word, uncle, to signify the brothers of active mind; the deep drawn sighs it both our father and inother. In Lawill elicit; and if there be one me- tin, the brothers of the father are dislancholy feeling which presses on the tinguished from those of the mother. heart more heavily than another, the In Chinese, they are not only so disample developement which it enjoys tinguished, but those that are youngduring the prevalence of this enervat er or older than the father or mother ing breeze. It seldom, however, are signified by a different word. It blows with force ; it is rather an ex is the same with all the other degrees halation than a wind. It scarcely of affinity. moves the leaves around the traveller, but it sinks heavily and damply in his THE MAIR HASTE, THE WAUR SPEED. heart. A stranger is at first unaware Latin : Nimium properans serius of the cause of the mental misery he absolvit. Italian : Presto e bene non endures ; his temper sours as his spi- si conviene. English : Fair and softrits sink; every person, and every cir- ly goes far. Chinese : A horse that cumstance, annoys him; it effects is ready to gallop when be leaves the even bis dreams, and sleep itself is stable, is not one of those which not a refuge from querulous peevish- can make a hundred leagues on a ness; every motion is an irritating stretch. Enci

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