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nent depuis le coude sorry to learn that this collection is broken up. - ses sur le côté de.ma| A bottle of Labern's Cream came to hand for our - ou des lacets qui lais opinion-we are rather obstinate in our penchant to the e font en velours noir one we have in habitual use (Skelton's Circassian

Cream) but from the frequent handsome comments comme mode, nous par. the press, we must consider it worth a trial. écaillee destinés à retenir

THE FRENCH LANGUAGE ont à la tête, pour orne

. MARCELLIAN SYSTEM. - une galerie en or, en jais. It is now some months since we treated this sit nême fait faire en diamant. at considerable length, and at the same time gave an

an alysis of the method which Mr. Marcel pursues in his

instructions ; considering the very great importance of TICES.

the subject, (and to none more so than our fair rea

ders,) we are induced to extract the following obser-aders who may be lionizing in vations, from one of the most enlightened and ably

in a few notices that may serve conducted of our weekly prints, they are so completely but will revert more fully in in unison with our formerly expressed opinions, and most interesting among the ob our now still firmer connections, that we freely adopt or curiosity.

them as our own. - ONAL GALLERY OF PRACTICAL " We beard a leeture the other night by an inge

gly recommend our readers to pay nious Frenchman on a new mode of teaching his native orthy the attention of the seekers language. Anything new in matters of this sort is

pleasure ; besides the day exhibi always very cautiously received, and no wonder. We - ning Lectures and familiar illustra have a huge stock of such caution ourselves, but we - subjects which will interest all. frankly confess we felt it fairly oozing at our fingers'

I GALLERY OF Pictures—the Exhi ends while they applauded M. Marcel's lively lecture, m vhich adjoins that of the British Gal and the startling simplicity of the method he proposes.

a very extensive collection of works of We wish some of our readers would go and hear him.

at regular intervals down the edge, petticoat plain La mode des volans a fait imaginer une manière de skirted with deep blonde flounce. Light, toque, with les placer, afin que leur poids ne tire pas la robe ; c'est bird of paradise feather.

tout simplement de faufiler la robe sur le jupon de des. Figure II.--PROMENADE DRESS.-Large Pondicherry sous, à l'endroit où commence le volant. Cette reembroidered cloak reaching not quite to the bottom of source est indispensable, surtout avec les robes d'étoffes the dress, cape cut square across the shoulders and ex légères. tending to the ceinture.

Nuances.-Jusqu'ici on remarque que les couleurs FIGURE III.-Evening Dress.—Gauze dress, low sombres sont les inieux choisies, telles que palissandre, corage, close fitting, edged with narrow open worked gris foncé, vert myrte, cèdre, pain bríelé marron. embroidery, folds of gauze extend from the shoulders TOILETTES.-On porte encore au spectacle beaucoup to thc middle of the corsage, closed by a noud, sleeves de robes blanches. On y remarque des volans en denwith double bouffans and sabot; a satin band à épines, telle sur les mousselines des Indes, et en organdi fes. along the top of the sleeve rather more than half its tonné et brodé sur des robes d'organdi. length. Ceinture edged with lace goes twice round -Sur une robe d'organdi brodée en soie, se voyait the waist and crosses in front, ending in tassels; a un haut volant à tête, festonné en soie, dans des nusatin trimming a épines similarly edged with lace ex ances qui rappelaient celles de la robe. Chaque écaille tends from the waist down the skirt, at the bottom of

du feston avait sa couleur différente. Une éacharpe en which are three bows of ribbon placed at equal distances tulle Haïdée accompagnait cette toilette. and parallel with the hem. Skirt plain and very full ; MANTEAUX.- Les manteaux écossais semhlent ap. coiffure ornamented with a wreath of flowers.

pelés à un grand succès cet hiver, Le nom de Marie Turban encircling the hair and forming a wreath Stuart, donné à ceux en satin à grands carreaux de round the head entwined with pearls ;-another per couleurs vives et brillantes, seront des plus élégans pendicularly placed ineloses the neud on top of the pour la sortie des spectacle, où le luxe des manteaux head,

vient si fastueusement s'étaler sous le péristyle en at. CAPOTE & BACK View.-A gros de Naples capote, tendant l'approche des équipages. Les Quentin- Dur. small shape slightly turned up at the edges and close ward sont aussi beaucoup recherchés ; les carreaux en fitting to the face, trimmed with satin ribbon bows sont marqués par des lignes de nuances très-vives, en and ornamented with an ostrich feather.

cadrant des fonds bruns ou marron, En général, tout Cap & Back View.-A blond lace cap, tastefully ce qui est en rapport avec les beaux carreaux d'Edimtrimmed with satin ribbon, bows, and a bar, and orna

bourg produit des modes gracieuses et favorables ; mented with dwarf Powers.

aussi savons nous gré aux manufactures qui nous ont ramené cette mode écossaise, si élégante dans sa simplicité, et qui est si bien à la portée de toutes les

toilettes, de toutes les fortunes, de tous les âges. MODES DE PARIS ET DE LONDRES.

Nous voyons aussi des imitations exactes des plaids PUISEES AUX SOURCES LES PLUS AUTHENTIQUES.

des montagnards. Ce sont des fonds rouges, verts ou

bleus, sur lesquels se dessinent de grands carreaux .COM PRENANT UN CHOIX D'EXTRAITS DES JOURNAUX

marqués par des lignes noires, orange, blanches, etc. DONT LES TITRES SUIVENT:

Pour robes du matin, le madras même s'est emparé “ Le Follet, Courrier des Salons".." Le Petit Cour.

du genre écossais, et des carreaux orange, bleu et noir, rier des Dames”-“ La Mode"'-" Journal des Dames"

vert, rouge et noir, produisent une jolie harmonie de &c. &c.

nuances, Façons de Robes.-On a fait cette semaine beau Dans diverses étoffes à carreaux, un petit bouquet coup de redingotes en satin de laine, en nuances vert broché se trouve au milieu du carreau. Cette disfoncé, et garnies de brandebourgs en tresses de soie. position, sur mérinos, fera de très-belles robes de Les brandebourgs ont aussi été employés sur le reps et chambre. le satin ; on les place sur des corsages unis et au bas Schalls.-Ces explications sur tant de genres d'écosdes manches, Cette mode, toute prête à s'adopter don. | sais nous engagent à parler des tartans, qui, relégués nera beaucoup d'élégance aux négligés d'hiver.

jusqu'ici parmi les schalls communs, semblent devoir se Pour robes de soirées et de spectacle, on fait des cor relever par une nouvelle recherche, et se rendre dignes sages unis, sur lesquels on place une espèce de schall d'être jetés le matin sur des épaules élégantes. Ces arrondi, et relevé sur les épaules par un næud de ruban tartans sont en laine-cachemire, et joignent à une exqui se retrouve au milieu de la poitrine. D'autres trême souplesse une charmante variété de nuances, schalls du même genre se relèvent également au milieu Au milieu de chaque carreau sont brochés des bouquets du dos, et présentent ainsi l'aspect de quatre draperies noirs ou nuancés. Ces schalls carrés ont de six à sept qui entourent la poitrine. Nous avons vu dans ce der

quarts. nier genre une robe en mousseline des Indes, entourée Etoppes-Nous remarquons qu'en attendant les riches d'une petite broderie d'or, et ayant les quatre draperies satins, velours, etc., qui appartiennent tout-à-fait aux relevées par une camée. Deux guirlandes brodées en costumes des grandes soirées, on emploie, pour robes or formaient tablier sur le devant du jupon.

habillées, beaucoup de reps brochés et des poults de soie Pour placer sur les corsages unis, on fait aussi des ramagés, Le travail, qui affaiblit le brillant de ces pélerines décolletées qui tombent en s'arrondissant étoffes, les rend moins éclatantes sans être moins riches, jusqu' au milieu du dos, et ont sur le devant deux petits Elles offrent des guirlandes couleur sur couleur, ou des pans qui croisent sous la ceinture, et dégagent les côtés dessins délicats formant colonnes. Ces tissus sont de la taille, Sur des robes de soie, on garnit ces péle. souples, soyeux, et s'emploient avantageusement pour rines d'une ruche de rubans ou d'une blonde,

robes comme pour redingotes.

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LingerIE.—De jolis petits bonnets se font en tulle art, and contains many productions of an extraordinary nni très-fin, ayant les neuds, les brides, les bayolets

hrides. Jes bayolets | character. également en tulle, garni d'une petite dentelle. Tout The Sr. JAMES' GALLERY OF PAINTING is a collecautour, au-dessus de la dentelle, est une broderie sous tion from the Spanish and Italian Masters, and has laquelle on passe un ruban rose, qui se trouve soutena several splendid specimens of their purity of design par une bande de tulle placée en dessous pour former and force of execution. The picture of " Noah discocoulisse. Les garnitures du devant sont basses, et le vered in a state of intoxication by his Sons,” is a plus souvent ruchées.

noble instance of Velasquez' truth of colouring and - Les collets en mousseline brodée sont si riches par accuracy of outline. The rebuking expression of the leurs dessins et la dentelle qui les entoure, qu'ils seront pious sons of the Patriarch is well contrasted with the de mode même avec la plupart des étoffes de soie. sneer of Ham, and the whole group is so effectively and Jamais le point d'Angleterre n'a été plus en vogue que forcibly pourtrayed that we can forgive the painter's dans ce moment, et par conséquent plus cher. Il est vanity in making our second parents Spaniards. d'usage d'en placer aujourd'hui quelques pièces dans A Crucifixion, in ivory, by Benevenuto Cellini, the les belles corbeilles de noces.

great sculptor, whose life has been so elegantly trans– Les manchettes continuent à orner le bas des lated by Roscoe, bears witness how well deserved is the manches de soie, comme nous les avons vues tout l'été fame, which this true copier of nature has acquired. orner nos simples robes ; seulment leurs broderies The expression of by-gone agony in the sufferer's semblent être devenues plus riches. On les garnit face, and the relaxing of the limbs in death have a d'une dentelle assortie à celle du collet. Les toilettes painful reality, and must be viewed with admiration de matin, les manchettes sont en fine batiste brodée, by all who can appreciate the ineffable hand of genius. et garnies de valencienne, ou elles n'ont tout simple The Exhibition of an ANATOMICAL FIGURE IN ment qu'up large ourlet piqué et bordé de valencienne. Wax, by Signor Serantoni, in Regent Street, is not

- Les femmes élégantes paraissent préférer aux mou only interesting to the naturalist, but an object highly choirs de poche brodés des mouchoirs unis, n'ayant au deserving a visit from Ladies, as the figure does not bord que plusieurs rangées de points à jour, qui forment offend against propriety or decorum, and a female atla tête d'une valencienne très-fine, haute de deux doigts, tendant is employed to describe its anatomy. We et froncée tout autour. Une mouchoir de cette simpli. | understand that several ladies of high rank and chacité peut cependant coûter encore cent cinquante racter have been led by a judicious curiosity to the francs.

Exhibition Room of the Proprietor. FANTAISES Les rubans écossais, glacés, etc., se We regret the absence of an interesting collection portent en coques légères dans les cheveux. Ils sont of ancient costumes which were at one time exhibiting d'un joli effet lorsqu'on l'es assortit avec une écharpe de at this building, and of which we purposed giving a 'rubans. Elles s'attachent sur les épaules, et se drapent full description —not having received notice of its gracieusement sur la poitrine.

subsequent destination we cannot point out to our readers - On voit dans plusieurs magasins des demi whether it may be exhibited under the same auspices in manches, destinées à se placer sur les manches larges, the provinces, or is doomed to figure piecemeal in the si gênantes lorsqu'on veut peindre, broder, etc, Ces animated assembly of a masquerade ; we should be demi-manches sant étroites, prennent depuis le coude sorry to learn that this collection is broken up. jusqu'au poignet, et sont ouvertes sur le côté de ma A bottle of Labern's Cream came to hand for our niére a se fermer avec des pattes ou des lacets qui lais opinion-we are rather obstinate in our penchant to the sent apercevoir la robe. Elles se font en velours noir one we have in habitual use (Skelton's Circassian ou en étoffe de soie de fantaisie.

Cream) but from the frequent handsome comments - Comme caprice plus que comme mode, nous par. | the press, we must consider it worth a trial. lerons de ces petits peignes d'écaillee destinés à retenir

THE FRENCH LANGUAGE les cheveux de devant, et qui ont à la tête, pour orne

• MARCELLIAN SYSTEM, ment, un filet de perles, ou une galerie en or, en jais. It is now some months since we treated this sit Quelques étrangères en ont même fait faire en diamant. at considerable length, and at the same time gave an

an alysis of the method which Mr. Marcel pursues in his

instructions ; considering the very great importance of NOTICES.

the subject, (and to none more so than our fair rea

ders,) we are induced to extract the following obser• For the sake of our readers who may be lionizing in vations, from one of the most enlightened and ably the Metropolis, we subjoin a few notices that may serve conducted of our weekly prints, they are so completely en passant as guides, but will revert more fully in in unison with our formerly expressed opinions, and another number to the most interesting among the ob our now still firmer connections, that we freely adopt jects of public interest or curiosity.

them as our own. To « THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF PRACTICAL We beard a lecture the other night by an ingeSCIENCE” we strongly recommend our readers to pay nious Frenchman on a new mode of teaching his native a visit, being well worthy the attention of the seekers language. Anything new in matters of this sort is after knowledge or pleasure ; besides the day exhibi. always very cautiously received, and no wonder. We tion, there are evening Lectures and familiar illustra have a huge stock of such caution ourselves, but we tions of Scientific subjects which will interest all. frankly confess we felt it fairly oozing at our fingers'

The Pall Mall GALLERY OF PICTURES—the Exhi ends while they applauded M. Marcel's lively lecture, bition Room of which adjoins that of the British Gal and the startling simplicity of the method he proposes. lery, consists of a very extensive collection of works of We wish some of our readers would go and hear him. They will hear something new, yet old; new to their 1 to make themselves ugly, the gallopade must be given up. ears assuredly, but very old to their hearts, He merely

The mazurka comes next, and it has numerous partizans. We

shall see! While these revolutions are hanging over us, there desires to bring them back into nature's school-the

is one thing which alone would keep a man from dancing at all; school where they learnt their own language; to learn a difficulty that renews itself at every first dance. If you inFrench as the French do, and to seek it first where the vite a lady to be your partner, she is engaged. What will French first seek it in conversation, not in books. It

you do? Ask another." Very good. But then it is as much

as to say to the former, “I care no more for dancing with startled us, we confess, on hearing this, that it should

you than with any other;" and to the second, “I dance with not have been proposed before. But simplicity lies a you for want of a better, and because another has refused ine!" long way down the deep lane of knowledge. We con How is this to be avoided ? By not dancing at all; because ceive a plan of this sort, supposing it may be accom

the lady you first made choice of is no longer at liberty. But

in that case it may so happen, that you pass the evening with plished by adults (as in a most striking and convincing

out dancing, however eagerly you may desire otherwise. series of illustrations M. Marcel, we think, proves it In maoy towns to the south ihey manage after the following may), to be the very perfection of the system shadowed fashion. To each man, as he enters, a basket full of artificial out by Locke, that facts alone are the means of ac

flowers is offered, that he may choose out of it. When he

wonld obtain a partner, in lieu of the customary formula, quiring language. Quintillian, too, Condillac, and

seldom relieved by the slightest variation,—“Madam, will you others, have frequently enunciated this; and recently do me the honour to dance with me?" he offers the flower, M. Jacotot has been acting upon it partially with ex which the lady fixes in her belt till the dance is completed. treme success; but he does not hit the point arrived at

By tbis means, no one exposes himself to the mortification and

risk of asking a lady who is already engaged, since whatever by M, Marcel. He accomplishes far more in the way

fair one is still without a flower, is also, without a partner.of general philosophical education, and, perhaps, from Translated in Leigh Hunt's London Journal, from the Camelion. that very reason, over-reaches the mark of attainment It is by the Thames that the stranger should enter London. to an individual language. His principle of tout est The broad breast of the great river, black with the huge dans tout-all is in all-is a good one, but he over

masses that float upon its crowded waters; the tall fabrics,

gaunt and drear, that line its melancholy shores; the thick strains it. He throws the development of reason too

gloom through which you dimly catch the shadowy Outline of much on the mere mechanism of memory. All lan these gigantic forms; the marvellous quiet with which you guage, he says, is included in a book, any book, no glide by the dark phantoms of her power into the inari of matter which. In French he names Telemachus. He

nations; the sadness, the silence, the vastness, the obscurity

of all things around, prepare you for a grave and solemn magorders you to commit it, with its translation, completely

nificence. Foll upon your soul is shadowed the sombre cha to memory, word by word, phrase by phrase, sentence racter of “the golden city;" deep into your thoughts is by sentence, and out of all these be builds up all ne breathed the genius of the great and gloomy people, whose cessary knowledge. The philosophic dialogues in which

gloom and whose greatness are, perchance, alike owing to the he accomplishes this are truly admirable-his first step

restless workings of a stern imagination. Behold St. Katha

Tine's Docks, and Walker's Soap Manufactory, and “ Hardy's only is a false one. Proceeding in the first instance Shades!" Lo! there is the strength, the industry, and the from a book destroys the vitality of the language. A pleasure the pleasure of the enterprizing, the money-making, living language becomes a dead one when its acquire

ihe dark-spirited people of England!“ Hardy's Shades !” –

singular appellation for the spot dedicated to festivity. Such ment depends on graphical representation. The ear,

is the entiance into London by the Thames. the ear's the thing. This M. Marcel restores to its Let us change the scene, reader! Yon are at Paris! great functions. His master is Jacotot-but the pupil To enter Paris with advantage, you should enter it by the in this respect outstrips the master. He, too, rebuilds

Champs Elysées. Visiting, for the first time, the capital of a

military nation, you should pass onder the arch built to com. a grammatical system from the practical; but the prac.

memorate its reign of victories. Coming to dwell among the tical he finds in nature and the necessities of conversa most gay and light-hearted people in the universe, you ought tion. He proceeds from the known to the unknown, at once to rush apon them in the midst of their festivities. and he makes the first the best of all assistants, until

Enter Paris, then, by the Champs Elysées! Here are the

mounment's that speak to you of the great soldiers, and here the last becomes its own interpreter. He makes the

the guinguettes that display to you the great dancers of Europe. memory the result of the observation and understanding, You pass by the old gardens of Beanjon; you find the caserne not vice versa. There is no pedantry in it. Simplicity (and this tells you a good deal of the nation you are come to and a very lively and intelligent faculty of illustration

visit), intermingled with cafés and salons littéraires ; and you

| see the chairs nuder the trees, and the open spaces left for include all. His observations on pronunciation alone

the ball : and if you stop to read an advertisement, it will on the difference between the absolute sound when talk of Chevaux mécanique, and of the Bal paré, and of the taught by reading, and the relative as heard by the Concert des Champs Elysées ; and the sun shines upon the golcombination of words in conversing-are worth hear

den cupola of the stately Invalides, and on the glittering ac.

contrements of the saumering soldier; and before you are the ing. Some attention ought to be paid to him surely,

Tuileries, with their trees and terraces, which yonder misif only that a verdict may be given somehow. The placed monument cannot quite conceal; and to your right are mode of acquiring a living language out of the country the Seine and the Chainber of Deputies, and to your left the where it is spoken, so as to be able perfectly to speak

Corinthian architecture of those palaces that form the Rne de

Rivoli. The tricoloured flag floats from the gates of the Royal it, has always been a puzzle-a Gordian knot, which

Gardens; the military uniform, mixed up with the colouring no teacher we ever yet heard approached the untying of every passing group, enriches it with its deep blue and its of. M. Marcel, we thought, the other night, made it bright scarlet. The movement about you is universal-equi. « familiar as his garter.'”—Examiner, Sept. 21, 1834.

pages of all kinds are passing in all directions; the movement is universal, but differing from that you are accustomed to in England; the movement is the movement of idleness and of

pleasure, an indescribable mirth reigns in all you see, and the MISCELLANEA.

basy gaiety of Paris, bursts upon you with the sanse effect as

the glad brightness of Italy. The people, too, have all the A Good Hint for Dancers - The existence of the country. habits of a people of the sun, they are not the people of one dance is threatened. The gallopade has been tried : but the stock; collected in every crowd are the features and the feelgallopade deranges the ladies' head-dresses, tumbles their ings of divers races and different regions. In Paris you are clothes, and Austers their faces. As the ladies have no right | not in the climate of ParisIbid.

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THE WINTER CRUISE.

gling for mastery with an intruding enemy. Her A TALE.

features though somewhat irregular, if but carelessly

viewed, failed not to obscure the beholder's stedfast A Custom exists among the smugglers and fisher observance, from the peculiar interest which a full blue men, in the towns and villages on the Kentish coast, eye and light arched brow lent to the contour. She of engaging with ship-owners residing there, for the was resting her face upon her hand, and looking at the perilous adventures of a cruise to effect the landing of ' red coals in the stove before her;--the others seemed contraband goods on some distant shore. Ireland is to have just concluded a bit of country scandal, or chiefly the course these expeditions are bound for : and the success of the sale of a secreted tub of Hollands, many a smuggler's wife, while listening to the dashing from the pursing up of their lips, and the satisfaction of the rough waves on the shore of her home, and the with which each appeared to lean back in her chair. loud winds blowing harmlessly over the roof of her • There,” said the young woman, " in that very dwelling, has breathed a prayer that the same storm hollow of the fire, I can almost fancy I see my James may be landing her husband's cargo in safety on some on the deck of the Mary, looking through his glass to unguarded beach, or filling the sheets of his good ship catch a glimpse of some distant sail, Ah! now it has in eluding the pursuit of a revenue cutter. These out fallen in, and all looks like a rough sea.-Poor fellow !fits are invariably made on the approach of November, This was spoken in that abstracted tone of voice, that and are denominated - The Winter Cruise,” The ves. | movotonous sound of melancholy, where every word is sels are the property of individuals who have realized given in one note, as if the speaker had not the spirit, cop siderable sums in these speculations, and a fortune or even wish, to vary the sound. is frequently embarked in one vessel. The smuggler “ That's what I so repeatedly tell you of," said a looks forward to the success of these adventures with fat old woman of the group; " you will have no other sanguine hopes and beating heart; and, while lament thought; morning and night hear but the same cry ing over past favours, prays for future good luck, | from you. Look at mc-is'n't it fifteen years ago which, if but moderate, makes him comfortable for life. since my William, rest his soul, was shot dead while During the absence of the men, their wives are allowed running his boat ashore on Romney Marsh ? and am I by the proprietors of the vessels a weekly stipend, suf any the worse for it? I loved him dearly; and when ficient for their maintenance; but, on the arrival of I was told of the bad news, I did nothing but cry for disastrous news, the payments are discontinued. Many whole days; but then it was soon over-I knew that a hard hand has been sofiened by the tears mutually fretting would'nt set him on his legs again: so I made shed at the departure for the Winter Cruise; and many the best of a bad berth, and thought, if I should have a young wife has seen all that she loved launched on another husband, all well and good; if not—why, I the ocean, to sleep in its bosom for ever. A mother, must live and die Widow Major-and there was an while bestowing her best wishes for a son's success, end of it." and endeavouring to smile away her apprehensions of “ Ah! neighbour,” replied the young woman, “ you what might befal, has looked upon him for the last time; knew the fate of your husband you were acquainted he has departed hoping much, fearing little-never with the worst-you had not to live in the cruel sus. more to be seen or heard of.

pense I endure ; but if I knew that he was deadFolkstone, the scene of this tale, is only relieved by (and her voice grew louder, while the blood rushed the hereditary good-nature of the inhabitants from a into her fair cheek) I should think of him as much prevailing melancholy, which every where presents as I do now, and would think and think, and try to itself, as bereaved mothers are pointed out to you, and bring thoughts every day heavier on my heart, till it widowed homes marked in every street.

sunk into the grave." It was late one night in the month of January, when “How fast it rains !" ejaculated a shrivelled old the flower or the young men of Folkstone were absent woman, who had hitherto remained silent. “ How on the Winter Cruise, that four women were seated fast it rains!”—and she drew her chair closer to the round a sea-coal fire, listening to the heavy rain falling fire. “It was just such a night as this whenin the street, and the scolding wind as it echoed and What's that-the wind? Ah! 'tis a rough night; I rumbled in the chimney of the warm fire-place. One suppose it must be near eleven o'clock.-Now, I'll tell of the party-from her occupying the low-seated patch you a story that shall make you cold as stones, though work-covered chair, and the peculiar attention paid to you crowd ever so close to this blazing fire. It was her by an indolent cat, who stretched, and purred, and I just such a night as this " quivered her nervous tail, while peering sleepily in her I “ Gracious Heaven!” Cried Susan, “ I heard a foot. protector's face—appeared to be the mistress of the fall coming down the street so like that which I knew house : she was a young woman, about five-and-twenty, so well-listen !-No, all is silent.-Well Margery with all the happy prettiness of a couutry beanty - what were you going to tell us?”. albeit an indulged grief had thrown a pale tinge over "Eh! bless us !” replied Margery, “ you tremble the clear red that still shone in her cheek, as if strug. terrible bad, surely; what's the matter ?”

NO, XLVIII. VOL. IV.

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