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Appropriated folely to their
USE and AMUSEMENT.
Vol XXVI for the YEAR 1795
Printed for G.G & J. ROBINSON.
2 The Glancer. No, L
3 Colin and Sylvia. A Sentimental
This N.UMBER contains,
17 Defcription of the Ladies' Dresses
in Auguft lat.-Rebu'es.-The
1. An Elegant Frontispiece, defigned and engraved by the most capital Artists
EXPLANATION OF THE FRONTISPIECE.
The GENIUS of ELOQUENCE prefenting THE LADY'S MAGAZINE to YOUTH and BEAUTY.
To our CORRESPONDENT S.
The Effay of Clelia has fome merit,; but it is much too defultory, and requires correction.
We are obliged to Eliza for her communication.
Conftantia's Queries are received,
The Remarks of Mercator are judicious; but his subject does not accord with our plan.
Philharmonio fhall be attended to.
Humilia may receive her packet again by sending for it. Her request is contrary to our custom.
Received, Fanny Wooburn. A Tale.-Sonnet on the Death of Lieute nant John Cochran.-Lines to Mifs S. S.-Acroftic by R. S.-Verses on the close of the year.-Several Rebufes, Charades, Enigmatical Lifts, &C.
MONG the many advantages derived to fociety from the invention of the Art of Printing, perhaps the pubEication of Periodical Repositories for Fugitive Pieces, and the first efforts of dawning genius, is not to be efteemed one of the leaft. The variety of literary amusements, which, when properly conducted, they contain, cannot fail to furnish fomething agreeable to every tafte, which may convey instruction without the trouble of laborious ftudy. Whatever exercifes the mind, tends to expand and invigorate its faculties, and that mental exercife which is required for the perusal of a Monthly Miscellany, will neither cause any great confumption of the time of the bufy, nor exhauft the patience even of the
· Such Publications, however, notwithstanding their avowed miscellaneous nature, are ufually adapted to fome particular clafs of readers. The politician, the antiquary, the artist, and the man of fashion (a term too often abused to fignify the libertine and the debauchee) are accommodated monthly with their respective Mifcellanies. The agreeable province which we have affumed to ourselves, is to compile one appropriated to the Ufe and Amusement of the FAIR SEX. From this, we would exclude the dry and lefs pleafing details of the B 2