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those worn last year. But the ope- || set with rubies or turquoise. The ra cloaks are very novel, both in their | most fashionable reticules are of ivoform and trimming; they are gene- ry, beautifully painted, and of a rally of black satin, and are lined small square form. There are some with ponceau or cherry-coloured sa- | also of gilt leather, in the form of a tin; the lining is either very full, or book, very highly ornamented. These disposed in small plaits on each side | last are generally carried only by unof the front: there is a triple collar married ladies; or rather, I should of the pelerine form; they sit close say, by very young ones. Flowers round the neck, and are rounded at are still the favourite hcacl-dress with the ends, and progressively larger those belles; but married ladies, howthan each other; there is besides a lever young, generally cover their large pelerine. Mother of pearl fans heads in full dress. richly carved have lately come much | Fashionable colours are, different into favour ; and paper ones, striped || shades of green, orange, rose-colour, and of glaring colours, are also in re- | terre d'Egypte, and grey. Always quest. Fashionable watches are now your
Eudocia, in the form of a cockle-shell, and are li
FASHIONABLE FURNITURE. SOFA FOR A DRAWING-ROOM IN THE GOTHIC STYLE. This piece of furniture, in which ivering and cushions of velvet or sathe modern form is preserved, is em-tin. The chairs and other furniture bellished according to the style of should be corresponding in style of the 13th century; or rather the parts course, and the apartment of the are adapted from Gothic tracery ex same character, although it may be ecuted at that period, so as to com much more simple in its parts. bine the peculiar features of Gothic The fashion of making the coverart with the form that is now con- || ings of furniture similar in point of sidered to afford the best accommo colour to the walls of the room has dation for its purpose.
at length subsided, and the colour The frame-work may be executed now chosen for them is such as will in oak, and partially gilded; or inform harinonious combinations : the other materials, and wholly finished || colour selected should be therefore in mat and burnished gold: the co- ll governed by this circumstance.
INTELLIGENCE, LITERARY, SCIENTIFIC, &c. Mr. ACKERMANN has ready for publi- | 'Two new divisions of the World IN cation, in one neat volume, Christmas MINIATURE are in preparation. The one
Tales, original and translated from emi- will contain the costumes, &c. of Great nent foreign writers of the present day, Britain and Ireland, in four volumes, designed to contribute to the fund of with about seventy coloured engravings; light and amusing reading provided for the other, those of Switzerland, in one the approaching holidays; and to be con volume, with about twenty plates. tinued annually at the same season. Mr. Jackson, author of an improved
system of mnemonics, stenography, &c. || Lelters on Spain is engaged on a new has in the press A New System of Book- volume. keeping, including a new Check-Journal, The Clarendon Papers, illustrative of which will appear early in January next. the history of Ireland from 1675 to 1700,
Mr. F. Lemare is preparing for publi are announced, and promise to form an cation, a new Selection of Sucred Music, || important publication. Henry Hyde, which will inelude (amongst others never second Earl of Clarendon, from whose before published) an original composi- | autograph originals the selection is made, tion by the late Rev. W. Bingley, author | was lord-lieutenant of Ireland under of many popular works. .
| James II. Time's Telescope for 1826, now just | The Note-Books of Sir Edward Hyde, ready, is interspersed with a variety of afterwards Lord High Chancellor, conoriginal pieces by eminent living poets ; | taining Reports of Debates in the House and contains an introduction on the phy- of Commons from 1656 to 1659, which sical powers, the intellectual faculties, will fill up a chasm in a most interesting and the moral perceptions of man, by period of the English annals, are preDr. Myers.
paring for publication. A new Medical and Surgical Diction- || A posthumous Romance, by Mrs. Ann ary, including the collateral branches of Radcliffe, in 3 vols. is among the forthphilosophy and natural history, as con- coming literary novelties. nected with materia medica, is in the 1 Mr. Boaden is employed upon a Lije press, from the pen of Mr. Forsyth, au- of Mrs. Siddons. thor of “ The New London Medical A third series of Highways and By. Pocket-Book."
ll ways, and also a third series of Sayings Mr. W. B. Cooke has ready for publication, Gems of Art, part vi. which com A translation of the Lites of Archipletes the first volume, containing thirty || tecis, by Mrs. Cresy, from the Italian of plates, engraved from pictures of ac Milizia, with considerable additions and knowledged excellence, beauty, and va many notes, is nearly ready for publicariety. Also Beauties of Claude Lorraine,
tion. part i. containing twelve plates, to be Proposals have been issued for pubcompleted in two parts, consisting of lishing, by subscription, The Narrative of twenty-four landscapes by Claude, se- || a Tour in 1823 round Ozuhyhee, the prinlected as the most choice subjects in the cipal of the Sandwich Islands, by the Liber Veritatis, engraved on steel from || Rev. W. Ellis, a missionary of the Lona brilliant proof copy lent for that pur don Missionary Society. pose by his Grace the Duke of Bedford, | The Rev. H. H. Milman has in the with a portrait of Claude Lorraine and press, a new dramatic poem, entitled Anne the life of that great landscape-painter. Boleyn.
Mr. Hyman Hurwitz has in the press, | Travels in the Hedjaz, by the late J. a volume of Moral llebrew Tales, trans | L. Burckhardt, will speedily be publated from ancient Hebrew works; to lished. which will be prefixed a popular essay || Mr. Murray has announced for publion the still existing remains of the un || cation, by authority of Lord Bathurst, inspired writings of the ancient Hebrew | The recent Discoveries in Africa made in sages.
1822-4, by Major Denham, Captain ClapA translation of The History of the perton, and the late Dr. Oudney. Assassins, from the German of Mr. von The Peerless Peer, a novel, by Mrs. Hammer, is in the press.
Carey, author of“ Lasting Impressions,“ The author of Doblado's excellent II is nearly ready for publication.
Lord Kingsbury is engaged in the 11 Early in December will be published, compilation of a splendid work on Mer: Stories for the Christmas Weck, in two ican Monuinen!s, in folio, with coloured || vols. lithographic prints.
A translation of Baron Charles Dupin's A Hebrew tale, in two vols. entitled Lectures on Mathematics is about to be Sephora, descriptive of Palestine and the commenced in weekly numbers, under
hanners and customs of the ancient Is. the title of The Mathematical Sciences raelites, may shortly be expected. practically applied to the Useful and Fine Speedily will appear, in 2 vols.post 8vo.
Aris. the romance of King Henry IV. being a In the press, in 1. vol. post 8vo. Tales, specimen of Shakspeare's Plays, in imita. || from the German of E. T. Hoffman, La tion of the Waverley Novels, with refer Fontaine, J. Paul Richter, Fred. Schiller, ences to the manners and customs of the and C. T. Körner. age in which the plot of each drama is A work, entitled The Complete Go. laid.
verness, is nearly ready for publication. The Rev. Christopher Anderson is Burns' exquisite but long-neglected about to put to press, a work called The piece, the Jolly Beggars, has just been Constitution of the Ilumun Family; with made the subject of a cabinet picture, by the duties and advantages which are in- i Mr. Henderson of Glasgow, in which volved in that singular constitution. much genuine humour and true charac
The History of Scotlund, for the use of ter are displayed. An engraving from schools, by the Rev. Alexander Stewart, || it is in preparation. in I vol. 12mo. is in the press.
The government of Columbia is about Mr. George Fulton is about to publish, to present, in the name of the nation, to Lessons adapted to the Cupacities of the Libertador, President Simon Bolivar, Children, with a vocabulary, in 1 vol. a melal of platina, containing on the 12mo.
obverse Victory crowned by the Genius Mr. Thomson is preparing for publica- of Liberty with a crown of laurel, and tion, in 1 vol. 4to. uniformly printed with bearing in the left hand the Columbian Dr. Todd's edition of Johnson's Diction- || fasces; on the reverse, a garland formed ary, Etymons of English Words. | by a branch of olive and one of laurel;
Speedily will be published, in one neat in the centre the following inscription: pocket volume, The New French Manual" To Simon Bolivar, Deliverer of Coanit Traveller's Companion, by Gabriel | lumbia and Peru. The Congress of CoSurenne, teacher of French, Edinburgh. | lumbia. 1825."
THE WISH. "Tis not the gaudy dress can charm,
Nor equipage the soul cau please;
Unaided still by these.
The heart with wrathful feeling throbs;
E'en meatness can with pomp reside:
Give me a lot unlike to this;
But competence and bliss.
Give ev'ry joy a warmer glow,
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