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cravat of black gros de. Naples. The hair se

FIRST CAP-WITH BACK VIEW. parated in front, two smooth coques, and a næud An embroidered gauze cap, tastefully ornaof gauze ribbons.

mented with gauze ribbon noeuds. FIGURE THE SECOND.


A tulle cap, elegantly trimmed with gauze.

| ribbon noeuds and egrets, and edged with narsatin tunic, corsage flat, and deep cut round the shoulders, with a blond stomacher, à la Marie

row scolloped tulle. Stuart. Long and full wide tulle sleeves over

HEAD-DRESS_WITH BACK VIEW. the short berets. The skirt open in front, and | The hair turned up in three close smooth reaching the hem of the under dress, is edged all coques, placed almost one within the other, and round, from the ceinture, downwards,by an em figuring a coquille ; full side-curls, extending broidered border of thistle-leaves. A white below the ear. gauze under-dress, ornamented with an embroidered wreath of oak-leaves and acorns. A

PLATE, TWENTY-SEVEN. light yellow crape hat, round open shape, in

FIGURE THE FIRST. clined low crown, and ornamented with yellow | MORNING NEGLIGE.-A wrapper of white gauze ribbon næuds and ties. The hair sepa- | muslin, striped with rose, pelerine corsage, open rated in front, full side-curls, in small ringlets. in front, with square falling collar, edged with Black gros de Naples.

dented lace, in thick gathers; a white muslin

under dress, embroidered round the hem : a scolFIGURE THE THIRD.

loped muslin ornament, edged with rose-coloured WALKING DRESS.-A redingote of green gros embroidery: the hair turned up in a single coque ; de Naples, shawl corsage, the points crossed a high-backed tortoise-shell comb. underthe ceinture. Gigot sleeves. Skirt full,

FIGURE THE SECOND. and reaching below the ancle, ornamented in

MORNING DRESS.—A green cambric redingote, front with two rows of appliquées. A chemi

high mounting corsage, with pelerine embroidered sette of embroidered cambric, with square collar,

on the breast in strait bands, and edged round the edged with a ruch of tulle. A white Leghorn

curve with a double row of small plaits, forming hat, round open shape, the crown low and in

ruche: wide gigot sleeves, with ornamented clined, ornamented with pinked feathers; un

wristbands. The skirt open in front, and emder the shape, a næud of figured rose-coloured

broidered on each side, from the ceinture to the satin, edged with dented lace. Black gros de

knee, and round the hem, and trimmed with a Naples shoes,

ruche, similar to the pelerine, giving the dress the FIRST HAT_WITH BACK VIEW.

appearance of a polonaise : a blond cap, à la

Stuart, with a noeud of gauze ribbon. Black A yellow crape hat, small contracted shape,

prunella shoes. cut square under the ears; the crown round;

FIGURE THE THIRD. trimmed with green gauze ribbons, and ornamented with flowers; under the shape, a green

MORNING DRESS.-A yellow jaconet dress, ribbon næud, edged with lace: the ties also

flat corsage ; short sleeves; muslin canezou, edged with lace.

with jockey epaulettes ; embroidered tulle cap,

ornamented with cherry-coloured gauze ribbon SECOND HAT–WITH BACK VIEW. bows; the ends dented. A capote-shaped bat, of unbleached cambric,

FIRST HAT_WITH BACK VIEW. n Aluted plaits, edged round the brims and A rose-coloured moire hat, capote shape round

rown, with a torsade of plaited straw, orna- the crown, trimmed with a rose-coloured ornamented with ribbon næuds, and a bouquet of ment, trimmed with blond, and adorned with flowers.

full blown roses.

SECOND HAT_WITH BACK VIEW. | blond ruche ; wide gigot sleeves, and ornamented A yellow pagne hat, contracted small shape, wristbands. The skirt full, extending below the trimmed with ribbon bows, and a branch of wild ankle, and trimmed in front, from the ceinture flowers; a ribbon ornament under the shape; the downwards, with dented ornaments, correspondties trimmed with blond, figuring the brides of a | ing with those of the pelerine ; a blond ruche ; cap.

a Leghorn hat, cut square near the ears, ornaTHIRD HAT-WITH BACK VIEW.

mented with sea-rushes and green ribbon bows : A white watered silk capote, round open shape,

a crape ornament under the shape. low round crown, with an ornament of the same

FIRST HAT. material, edged with blond, and trimmed with

A yellow crape capote, with square curtain ; green ribbons and flowers.

the shape rather open, the crown flat, ornamented HEAD-DRESS_WITH BACK VIEW. with fancy flowers arching over the shape, and This coiffure is composed of a large close

yellow ribbon bows and ties; under the shape, on plaited tress, twisted as a half couronne ; full the right, a cactus in bloom side-curls and tortoise-shell comb.

A capote of yellow pagne, lined with rose-,

coloured crape, and ornamented with ribbon PLATE TWENTY-EIGHT.

coques, and a.cactus in bloom. FIGURE THE FIRST–WITH BACK VIEW.

THIRD HAT. WALKING DRESS.-A muslin dress, figured in | A light blue watered silk capote, wish a square green and white chequers; the white one with bavelot behind ; the shape elevated in front, the bright-coloured flowers; the corsage cross-draped crown flat, ornamented with a bouquet of wild under the ceinture, of same materials as the dress; flowers, and a ribbon coque. large gigot sleeves, with ornamented wristbands;

FIRST CAP-WITH BACK VIEW. embroidered muslin fichu, open in front, a double collar, with round dented scollops, which extend

A blond cap, tastefully ornamented with blueover the shoulders, and on the back, forming pe

bells and German' heart's-ease, and gauze lerine ; a rose-coloured crape hat, slightly closed

ribbons. towards the ears, ornamented with a ribbon; two

HEAD-DRESS-WITH BACK VIEW. egrets and water-rushes, forming pompon, and

A coiffure composed of three smooth coques ; figured gauze ribbon noeuds and ties.

a gold ornament on the forehead; fúll side-curls. FIGURE THE SECOND. MORNING NEGLIGE DRESS.-A lilac jaconet

Music. dress, high mounting flat corsage, and large pe Select airs in Auber's favourite opera of Fra Dialerine, extending mid-way down the arm, and volo, arranged for the piano-forte, with a flute acbordered round the curve with a double hem, companiment, ad. lib.---By J. F. Burrowes.---Chapwhich is edged with a plain narrow muslin frill, pell.---These airs are very prettily and tastefully arin gathers; a similar frill, forming ruche, round | ranged, with a flute accompaniment, and will be a the neck; a capote-shaped hat, cut square under

desirable addition to the musical library. the ears, ornamented with a bouquet of feathers,

Purcell's sacred music.---Edited by Vincent No-> en panache, and gauze ribbon noeuds and ties.

vello.---Alfred Novello.---The admirers of sacred

music will feel indebted to Mr. Novello, for placing F.GURE THE THIRD-WITH BACK VIEW.

within their reach some of the finest compositions WALKING DRESS.—A blue redingote of co- l of our celebrated Purcell. This number contains the Joured plain gros de Naples, high mounting flat grand and solemn funeral anthem in C. Minor, and corsage, with double pelerine, en pointes, and likewise part of the burial service, " Thou knowest,

Lord, the secrets of our heart,” for four voices. | a momentary energy, their speed was unavailing: a They are from the original manuscript in the British dozen highlanders quickly overtook them, and their Museum.

chief soon held the affrighted Mary in his grasp. ' The favourite airs of Mercadante's admired opera, “Unhand me, dark chief of M’Leod,” said she, Donna Caritia, arranged for the piano forte.--- as she disengaged herself from his hand; “ meBoosey and Co.---Very well arranged. The or thinks thee and the M'Donald seldom meet but on chestral effect is well preserved throughout, in the the brown moor foot to foot, and your hands seldom adaptation of these airs.

grasp each other save in the grasp of death-you once A grand Russian Polonaise, as performed by the met on the broad heaths of Mornish” Russian horn band, arranged for the piano forte.--- “ True, maiden,” intertupted M’Leod, “ we did Royal Harmonic Institution.---We are pleased to | meet; but then thy chief, thy minion, was sursee this arranged and published for the piano forte. rounded by his hundreds, and even then did I not It is a pretty palacca, and gratified us much when bear thee, shrieking, from amidst their clashing steels, we heard it performed by the celebrated band. whose blue points drank my blood in torrents? Yes

I bore thee to the bright green sward, where, faint

with loss of blood, and reeling with the deep, dark In consequence of the sudden indisposition of our gashes on my brow, I sunk on the ground, and when Reviewer, we are under the necessity of postponing

| my dizzy senses awoke, thou wert gone; the sea many of our notices till our next.

danced brightly on the prows that bore thee off, and I lay cold and stiffened in my gore; but now, girl,

thou art my own; thy chief is not here now; and The Black Cabe of the M'Donalds.

where he here-heavens that he were! he should

not tear you from me.” A LEGEND OF EIG.

In the mean time the M'Donalds were congregated When a clan of the M'Donalds possessed Eig, this round the wassail bowl. Each grew more clamorous little island served as a kind of out-farm where the as the liquor circulated, and they had resolved on a cattle were pastured during the summer months, and predatory excursion to the main land, when Allan it was the business of the fair daughters of the the aged boatman, rushed into the place, exclaiming, M'Donalds to proceed thither for the purpose of milk- “Death to thc M’Leods!” ing the kine. One evening a joyous party had con | “Death to the M’Leods!” repeated the clansmen, cluded this business of pastoral innocence, and were starting to their feet, while every man had his hand amusing themselves on the green sward with harm on his claymore. less, but boisterous mirth, when the sound of a pi “Death to the M’Leods!” again exclaimed Allan, broch was heard at some distance. Their shouts of “ they have seized upon the daughters of Eig " laughter were instantly suspended, and they listened | “Upon Mary?” interrupted the young chief; attentively.

“speak, Allan, has Mary fallen into the power of “ It is the young chieftain," said Mary, “ who has M’Leod?” come with his tail in old Allan's boat to take us “Even so," was the reply. “Going, as I was home," and her eyes bright and blue, glistened with want, to the island to bring home the maidens, I animation as she spoke; for Mary, the fairest of Eig's heard cries of distress, and espied the dark tartan of charming daughters, was beloved by the young the M'Leod M'Donald.

“ Enough," interrupted the chieftain, and, in a few Her gay companions were of the same opinion, and minutes, the little strait between the islands was cosnatching up their milk pails, they hastened towards vered with the boats of the M'Donalds. The evening the shore. They had not advanced far when the had not yet fallen, and the M'Leods had not quitted music sounded nearer to them, and, as they turned the island. When they saw their heriditary enemy the angle of a projecting rock, their astonished eyes advancing, their minstrel struck up their war song, encountered not the well-known plaid of the M'Don and fierce was the encounter which ensued. The alds, but the dark tartan of the M'Leods. With a ' M'Donalds, however, triumphed, and the chief of wild scream they dashed their vessels on the ground, M'Leods was among the slain. and simultaneously fled; but though terror lent them Sweet was the meeting between children and pa

rents, when the valiant M'Donalds returned to Eig; | more dense, their breathing became somewhat difbut their rejoicing was interrupted by the appearance ficult: they eagerly stooped their faces to the coolof a hostile fleet. The M’Leods, thirsting for re ing earth, and found a momentary relief from this venge, had returned, and long was the war which position, in consequence of the smoke ascending at they waged against the chieftain of Eig. The first towards the roof. But this respite was shortM'Donalds made a brave resistance, but their courage the diminution of the vital air, occasioned an incicould not support them against superior numbers. pient suffocation, to escape from which, they rushed They contested, with desperate bravery, for pos into the furthest corner, but the volume of smoke session of their native soil, and, when driven from had already filled every aperture. It was then that Eig, thry took refuge in the adjoining and depend the confidence of manhood and the controul of inent island. But even here they were not secure tellect departed ; a desperatc madness took posfrom the revengeful enmity of their enemies. The session of them ; the distinction of age and sex were M'Leods prepared to pursue them to their last strong- | forgetten in the general fury, and the wild frenzy of hold, and the M'Donalds being no longer in a con- | the moment, rendered them indifferent to the ties of dition to repel so formidable a force as they now affection and kindred and clan. The lover thrust his bpought against them, concealed themselves in the mistress from before him, the son trampled upon his cave situate near the centre of the island. The aged father, and even the mother released herself place was unknown to the M’Leods, and, unable to from the burden of her infant: the cry of anguish discover it, they spread their sails, and pretended to

was dreadful and convulsive, but the M‘Leods only quit the island.

laughed at the misery they occasioned; shouted, The M’Donalds had suffered severely from pri

alds had suffered severely from pri- ' “ We are revenged!” and heaped additional fuel on vation, and when night had fallen, they dismissed the fire. Another volume of smoke served to one of the party to make observations. He had thicken the vapour in the cave, and again the hardly departed when the snow began to fall, and dreadful cry of expiring hundreds burst fearfully the marks of his footsteps on his return served to

upon the ear. It did not, however, last long ; it direct the enemy, next morning, to the place of grew gradually fainter, and soon ceased altogether. retreat; for the departure of the M'Leods was only

Not one of the M‘Donalds escaped with life, and a feint to throw the M'Donalds off thir guard.

the M-Leods had not virtue enough to blush for the When the enemy stood before the entrance to the

dreadful deed. cave, they gave a loud shout of exultation, and the unfortunate prisoners made a simultaneous rush towards the narrow aperture. The confusion which necessarily followed this movement created much inhuman merriment without, and when they de

Sonnet. manded a parley, they were told the surrender of their chief was the only means by which they could

I Lov'p the well, when in thy beanty's blaze

My young eye dwelt on thine. The love, the light , hope for mercy. To this demand they gave a prompt

Of thy soul's majesty, surpassing bright, , and decided negative, and the next moment a volume Where heaven and all to me in those pure days! of dense smoke rushed into the cave. Again the Lady! I am not now what I was then. chief was demanded, and again an indignant refusal

The loneliness of sorrow, and the night was given. “Let my blood," said the M'Donald,

Of misery have been to mema blight

That well may sweep me from my fellow-men. “ appease their wrath;” but his clan unanimously

My life has been in mourning more than smiles :cried, “ No, we can die together.”

The spirit's crush-tbe heart's ruin—the tears— Again the burning fuel sent its smoke into the The listlessness of grief have mock'd my toils, cave, and again the M‘Donalds attempted to rush

And heen to me the “ star-light” of my years : out: but the entrance was too small to give egress to

Then wonder not if never now my hand more than one, and those who had the temerity to

Can wake the lyre, sweet love, at thy command. venture, were quickly dispatched by the claymores of the gael. At first they did not experience any bad effect from the smoke, but, as it began to grow

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O'para of Desmond,

now humble home, I saw it blaze! and rushed to (Resumed from page 96.)

save its inmates---1 heard my shrieking wife call on “HEAR me then O'Hara, while I remind you that

my name to save her---but I was seized upon by at our first meeting you saved my life, risking your

fiends in human shape, who held me while I saw--own in my defence, when attacked by robbers, you

Oh God! my wife engulphed in fame, still shrieking bore me, bleeding, to your cot, and cherished me;

for my aid! I braved---I implored my torturers to whilst Ellen dressed my wounds.

end my sufferings, and they smiled upon me, while My last visit was the natural effect of gratitude :

my adored wife and our youngest son, clasped in my present one, at your own desire; and you have

each others arms, were ashes, both! My boys fought done all that hospitality could accomplish to en

bravely, while my tormentors took a pride in

telling me that they had stabbed---aye Roderic--tertain me. Say, then, if Roderic must henceforth

my angel wife, ere they had fired our cot! I sank count himself a stranger at O'Hara's hearth; or if I may obtain your friendship, even though I possess

beneath the weight of my distractions, when the

furies pierced me with their dirks, and left me, as it not?

they fancied, dead.” O'Hara had exhausted his whole “Young man” replied O'Hara, “why thus torture

strength of nerve, in the recital of his sufferings, me?” He appeared as tho’ about to relapse into his former state of emotion, when Ellen, throwing her

his respiration became thick and irregular, he stag

gered and sank upon a bench at the cottage door. arms about his neck, exclaimed “mistake not, my

Ellen hastened to the assistance of her father, dearest father, the intention of our guest: can you,”

while Roderic, fixed and motionless, seemed riveted she added soothingly, “can you think that Roderic,

to the ground. O'Hara ever sensible to the tender who knows not our sorrows, would renew them ?

solicitude of his daughter, strove to regain his comThe features of O'Hara relaxed into their wonted

posure: he pronounced the name of Roderic, and pensiveness of expression. “Roderic” said he, en

held out his hand towards him; but Roderic spoke ergetically, “be my friend ever! Nay, interrupt me

not, and as he essayed to take the extended hand of not, but listen. As I gazed upon you dancing with

friendship, his own involuntarily touched the haft of my Ellen---Oh! it brought to mind the happy days when l--- for I have been happy.”--- Overcome by

his dagger.

“ Roderic,” said O'Hara, “ give me your hand; his feelings, he yet motioned his hearers to be silent,

if but the bare recital of my woes can thus move dashed a heart-scalding tear from his cheek, and

you, think what I must have felt and ever feel who forced himself to proceed. I am not what I seem,

have endured them.” Roderic, altho' to you bred up in humble life, I seem

This appeal acted upon the bewildered faculties of not what I am. My race is noble, and in these veins

Roderic, as an electric charm, and reached his inflow Ireland's proudest blood; although no pride,

most sense. “Think what must you feel,” replied save in my griefs alone, remains with me. I for my

he in an impassioned tone---, yes, I can imagine your sovereign fought in happier days, till the accursed

feelings; but what think you must be mine while I usurper Cromwell, and his plunderers came---my

tell you---” the full blue eyes of Ellen, were turned wealth they seized on---levelled the lordly fane, my

from her parent and met his own; his voice dropped, sires had erected, to the earth---yet, even this un

as he faulteringly continued; “what, I say O'Hara, manned me not, for then I had a wife and three dear

will you think, when I tell you, that you have pledges of our love---but mark---! Fell anarchy had

cherished a viper at your hearth, who, under other cursed our land, when brothers fought as foes: some

circumstances had stung you to death; this peasant's of my house, had slain three fierce Tyrones in battle,

garb was adopted but' for an ill object---, I am a and oh! the hell-hounds; in revenge their friends

Tyrone." slaughtered my wife, and two brave boys who died

Roderic and O'Hara, gazed on each other in silent in her defence!” He paused as struggling with his

earnestness: the individual animosities of both, were feelings---convulsive sobs choked his utterance, until

the effect of prejudice, rather than principle; and at length passing his hand across his eyes; “I am

both had suffered in the loss of those most dear to now calm,” said he--- “ hear the conclusion of my

them. With eyes fixed; a painful succession of sad story. My Ellen's nurse had taken the dear

thoughts, was passing over the mind of each, as infant to her own family; while I was with a loyal

| Ellen like a mediating angel, imploringly asked, chief, disguised. At night I came as usual to my

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