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very elegantly; the body and train of broidered with white fatin, feftooned
green and gold tissue ; a crape pet- with beads, and tied up with white
ticoat, richly vermicelled with gold; fatin leaves ; the train of purple
drapery of crape and fatin feftooned, fatin.
with gold crefcents, ornamented at Lady Sykes was very beautifully
bottom with waves of green and dressed in crape, embroidered with
gold.

gold; the drapery of blue and gold, Countess of Satherland. Crape drawn up with cord and taffeis. opetticoat, richly embroidered with Lady G. Villars. A crape pettigold foils and white chenille, in coat, richly embroidered with purple ftripes across the petticoat. The | foil and stones, in waves across the bottom richly fringed.

petticoat. The drapery of gold Lady Susan Levifon. White crape, crape, drawn up with branches of ombroidered with silver, with fer- l 'oak. toons and purple satin, drawn up Countess of Chatham. Crape petwith a cord of tafels,

ticoat, embroidered with gold foil Countess of Alif ry. White crape leaves. peticoat, embroidered with white

Marchionefs Townlend. A rose satin and gold, with drapery of blue coloured velvet trimmed with white foil, and fringed around the bot- and filver. Her ladyship wore a

bandeau of diamonds, and a diamond Miss Chambers, who almost, ri- feather in her head dress. vals her mother in beaviy, was very Ladies Anne and Charlotte Townelegan:ly drefled in white crape, Shend. In puce.colour robes, the with a feftoon of rose colour, and petticoats pink and silver. silver flowers in wreaths across the Marchiones Dornbire. A black petticoat; with a drapery twilted velvet robe, trimmed with fcarles with silver rope, and drawn up with and gold. wreaths of flowers,

Countess Talbot. A green velvet Lady Chambers was dressed in robe, the petticoat richly embroigold gauze, probably from the fores dered with white and gold. of the nabob of Oude, ornamented Lady Elizabeth Manners, Crape with green and white fatin, and gold petticoat, embroidered with stripes fringe.

of gold foil, the drapery richly emLady Vanneck. Crape petticoat, broidered with fatin and gold, and embroidered with thaded lilac velvet drawn up with gold and bead ropes and silver.

and tassels. The Ladies Thynne. Crape pet Lady Anna Maria Montagne. ticoats, embroidered with silver and Clape petticoat embroidered with coquelicot and filver flowers.

silver and blue foil. The drapery Lady Sal Jury. Crape petticoat, of filver crape, drawn up with foil embroidered with gold, ornamented bands. with white fatin and fable.

Lady Deerhurst, who was pre. Lady Malden.

A rich silver and sented, was in crape embroidered gold India gauze petticoat, orna- in gold. mented with coquelicot sating and Lady E. Stewari. Crape pettistriped with fable and gold rope; coat, embroidered with gold foil the train of brown velvet.

and purple fatin. Lady Caroline Waldegrave. Crape Lady C. Lennox. Crape pertipericoat, embroidered with gold coat, embroidered with silver draAnd silver flowers, worked in a very pery, blue fatin, and black velvet. pretty marner.

Lady do Clifford. A brown velyct d. Mis S,kosCrape petticoat, em- dress, trimmed with gold.

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Lady Allanfon Wynne. A purple with white and filver, and rose fatin, trimmed with lace.

coloured Aowers. Lady Hardwicke. A rich white Vifcountess Valletort. A purple fatin and gold dress, ornamented velvet robe, trimmed with gold. with rose-coloured Mowers.

Lady Frances Bruce. A brown Lady Carboni. A violet velvet fatin robe : the petticoat crape, embody and trein ; white fatin petti-broidered with wreaths of purple coat, beautifully embroidered with and gold. gold and spangles, tied up on the Lady Amberf. A rich white and left side with rich gold' cord and gold dress, the train of blue fatin. tafsels, and trimmed with gold Lady Lougbbarough. A brown fringes.

and gold ftuff body and train; the Lady Baffet. A white fatin body petticoat very richly embroidered in and train, white crape petticoat em- gold and Atripes of coloured chebroidered with gold and white satin nille. roses, and trimmed with gold fringe.

Mrs. Adeane. A black velvet, Lady Parker. White

satin, trim trimmed with white and gold. med with gold.

Mrs. Arihur Stanbope. A green Lady Mary Parker. A purple robe; the petticoat richly ornamentrobe, trimmed with white and gold.ed with satin and Aripes of green.

Countess of Rothes. A green vel Miss Sloane. A white robe, trim. vet dress, trimmed with gold.

med with silver, Lady Harriet Leslie. A purple, Mrs. C. Egerton. Crape petticoat, robe, the petticoat white crape, rich-embroided with feathers and gold, ly embroidered with white and gold. and drawn up with purple foil

Lady Littleton. A green fatin bands. dress embroidered with gold.

Mrs. Fullarton. Crape petticoat, Miss Littletor. A blue fatin embroidered with purple velvet and dress trimined with white crape and gold. flowers.

Mrs. Peachey. A violet velvet Lady Caithness. A white dress; body and train, white crape pettithe petticoat crape, ensbroidered coat, with a rich embroidered' borwith wreaths of purple and gold. der, in gold and violet foil, drawn

Lady W. Young was drested in a up with chains, and interspersed with train of green fatin, trimmed with large spots. gold fringe; her petticoat was em Mrs. Burdon. Crape petticoat, broidered with gold spangles, and richly embroidered with purple vel. Atriped with foil; the bottom trim vet and gold spangles; gold rope med with broad gold fringe ; over and taftels. it was a drapery embroidered with Mrs. Phipps. Crape petticoat, gold, fettooned with large bouquets embroidered with white fatin and filof gold wheat, and purple and gold ver, with feftoons of blue fatin. flowers.

Mifs Wilkes. Crape petticoat, Mrs. Anftruther. A crape petti- embroidered with velvet, with a coat triped with green velvet, rich-i drapery of white fatin spangled ly ornamented with gold spangles, a with gold, and a border to the drawhite satin drapery trimmed with pery of purple velvet, embroidered green velvet, spangles, and gold with white latin and gold. fringe ; green velvet body and DIrs. De Bathe. Gown and train

coquelicot relvet, with silver militaLady Mary Bentina. A purple ry tafels, petticoat white fatin, with velvet robe, embroidered with filver's rich filver embroidery, intermixed the petticoat very richly ornamented with foil, with tassels and fringes ;

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R turban of coquelicot velvet, with 5. One of the seasons, a confo. a white satin bandeau, looped up nant, and a story. with diamonds, and a diamond neck. 6. A dangerous path that's too lace. This dress was conspicuously often travelled. elegant.

7. A man's christian-name, part REMA I KS.

of a farm, and a place to get water, The caps were, for the most part,

8. Three fifths of a beat, a place in the Turban fashion, made of of torment, and a vowel. black and coloured velvet. Several

9. What mankind fould be, a ladies wore turban caps of gold and preposition, and a precious thing. silver crape, with very high plumes

10. A figh, a preposition, a vowof feathers, which were universally el, and an Hymeneal title. worn,

11. A famous city, and a vener. Several ladies appeared with tip-able personage. pets round their necks, of gold and

12. What a great many would be filver laurels, which had a novel glad to learn. and very pretty effect. The hair 13. The reverse of brown, the was dressed in a loose fashion, but chief thing used in writing, a vowel, much concealed by the caps.

and a warrior's dwelling. Necklaces and ear-sings of cor

14. Public knowledge. nelian were chiefly worn; except by

15. A liquor, omitting a letter, those ladies who had diamonds or

and a mechanic, pearls,

16. An advertisement. There were not so mauy new dres

17. A once famous but now ruined ses yesterday at court, as we have city, a vowel, a mouth changing a been accustomed to fee; several la- letter, and the Latin word for and, dies chocfing to reserve theirs for

18. A woman's christian name, the firt appearance of the princess and a glorious light to failors. of Wales at court.

19. An honourable title, a wo. Almost one third of the gentlemen man's christian name, and a colour, yesterday at court were in regi changing a letter, mentals,

20. A pronoun, and a strong cord. Elegant oval buttons, beautifully 21. A weight, a preposition, and enriche.l, of various coloured me

a consonant. tals, appeared new, and had a pleas 22. A foreign inn. ing effect.

J. W-n. The duke of Bedford's (quipage was by far the most magnificent that Enigmatical List of YOUNG LADIES went to court; and the fplendour of in and near Howden, Yorkshire. it did credit to his grace's princely fortune,

1. A town in Germany, changing

a letter, a consonant, a castle, and Enigmatical List of Plays,

one fourth of an animal.

2. Half a fish, and an horrid cry, 1. An animal and a vowel, changing a letter,

2. The reverse of wild, a confo 3. Half a fruir, two thirds of an pant, and a narrow road.

clement, and half a poem. 3: Part of a hog, a consonant, 4. Three fifths of a game at cards, and the Latin word for and,

to leize, and a liquid letter. 4: A trade, changiog a letter ; a

5. A ship, and two thirds of to

what we are all prone, beaít, changing a letter, and a vowel.

POETI

POETICAL ESSA Y S.

O DE

FOR THE NEW YEAR, 1795.

O! that amid the nuptial flow're we twine,

( join, Our hands the olive's sober leaves might Thy presence teach the storm of war

to cease, Disarm the battle's rage, and charm the

By HENRY JAMES PYE, Efa.

Poet-Laureat.

world to peace.

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IV.
A GAIN the swift revolving hours

Yet if the ftern vindictive foe,
Still Discord on the nations low'rs;

Insulting, aim the hostile blow,

Britain in martial terrors dight,
Still reigns the iron pow'rs of war.
Hush'd be awhile the tumulls storm,

Lifts high th' avenging sword, and

courts the fight.
Awhile let Concord's milder form

Glide gently o'er each smiling plain, On ev'ry fide behold her swains
While as they weave the myrtle wreath,

Crowd eager from her fertile plains ;

With brcafts undaunted, lo, they The sportive loves and graces breathe

stand, The Hymeneal ftrain.

Firm bulwark of their native land ;

And proud her floating castles round, II.

The guardians of her happy coast, From Parent Elbe's high-trophied Bid their terrific thunders found fhore,

Dismay te Gallia's scatter'd hoft: Whence our illustrious chiefs of yore

While ftill Britannia's navics reign Brought that bleft code of laws, their Triumphant o'er the subject main. fons revere,

[here.
And bade the glorious fabric flourish

The royal Virgin comes--ye gales
Aufpicious, fill the swelling fails ;

O DE
And while ye gently curl the azure deep,
Let every ruder blaft in silence sleep; To A FRIEND on his BIRTH DAY.

For not from Afric's golden lands,

Or either India's glowing lands,
Have e'er the fav’ring Nereids brought HALLAhe happy peaceful morn,

Hail the hour that brings to mind,
A prize to us so dear-a bark so richly of a son of friendship born,
fraught.

Friendhip of superior kind!
III.

Artless, faithful, fond, and free,

Undirguis'd by flattery;
Bright Maid, to thy
expecting eyes,

All who patronize the name,
When Albion's cliffs congenial rise,

All who feel the gen'rous flame
No foreign forms thy look shall I Would commemorate with me
meci,

Such a friend's nativity:
Thine ear no foreign accents greet.
Here shall thy breast united transports

Now revolving time appears,

To encrease his golden years,
prove,
Of kindred fondness and connubial And in union to engage
love.
Growing goodness, growing age!

il'arm's

Warm'd with ev'ry virtuous fire,

SONG-Mr. INCLEDON.
See the virtuous youth afpire !
Rip’ning as a fruitful tree,

THO’seldom I that form can view, Into rich maturity;

No rival's claims can mine fubWhich shall num'rous years be seen,

due ; Ever fruitful-ever green.

His paflion will not bear a teft Long may he rejoice to see

With the true homage of this breaft. This returning jubilee ; Who to life firit broke his way

II. On this memorable day.

If he, who feels the tropic fun, Oh may heav'nly smiles adorn

Retires to fhades, its warmth to lhun; The happy day OPPLEY was born :

The dweller on the polar shores
And all needful gifts dispense,

Ne'er fees it ihine, but be adores !
In his common Providence ;
For his welfare to provide,
This and ev'ry day belide.

SONG-Mr. Munden.
All through Life may he possess
Ev'ry source of happinefs.

Signal trumpets, with their clangor, All domestic comforts prove,

In some heroes raise up anger Health, contentment, peace and love.

But to mc-or I'm a linner

The little bell that rings for dinner
But when Nature pants for breath, Gives a more inspiring jingle-
And his soul draws near to death, Makes the spirits livelier tingle!
May he, when the call is giv'n,
Be advanc'd from earth to Heav'n ;

A harp ftomach without sacer
There to feel, and there to prove Is a dextrous pioneer !
Heav'nly joy, and heav'nly love ; Armies oft have wonders done,
In the bleit embrace to be

When led by general Hunger-on! Of a smiling Deity.

Before his rage a town foon falls-
ROSINA. -Hc, with ease-" breaks through

ftone walls."
'Tis cracking but the pies crust lid

To taste the favory mcat that's hid ! SONGS in the New OPERA “ ARRIVED at Ports MOUTH."

And then the favours of the ladies

In whole dimpics live the babies
I.

By the poets 'titled Love

Jockies to young Cupid's doves,
WEYE bid the restless scas adieu,
To toy, dear girls, forne hours They to soldiers give new ardour-

If possible-beyond the larder !!!

Ah no! ah no!-Ah no I no, no! And you can give, tho' fort our ftay, A year of pleasure in a day.

Signal trumpets, with their clangor,
Lara la, Lara la, In fome heroes raise up anger :-

But I feel a livelier tingle,
CHORUS

From the dinner bell's (weet jingle ! And thus we'll fing, with chorus full,

In Impoth or blowing weather, * A long pull and a strong pull,

E P I G R A M.
And a pull boys altogether !"
II.

A
LADY complaining her eye was

quite foie We met, and fought the foe in May ;

'Tis a fty, said another, take my word, That month feem' scanty by a day,

nothing more. And so, to beat them to fome tune,

A would-be-witty young man, who we borrow'd one day more from June! Then buy a young pig, and put in it,

heard them, then said,
Lara lara la.
sweet maid.

The

with you :

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