(Specially from Paris.)

First FIGURE.- Costume of straw-coloured 1st.-Green velvet hat, slightly puffed round foulard, Petticoat of foulard trimmed with the sides. On the top a rather spreading tust three plaitings surmounted by two cross-strips of flowers with a trail behind. of light green silk, between which runs a row

2nd.-Diadem bonnet of rice-straw, bordered of small green buttons. Tunic of the same

with blue velvet. At the top a blue bow with material ; this tunic crosses on the breast, and four square loops, the ribbon of which is conforms in front a large point, bordered by a tinued to form wide strings, which come forward plaiting edged with silk and surmounted hy a

and are fixed on the corsage with a small row of green buttons between two rolls of the bouquet of blue cornflowers. same silk. This ornament runs up one side as far as the waist; on the right the tunic is raised three narrow blue velvets in front, and two

3rd.-Belgian straw bonnet bordered with by a tab. Jacket of straw-coloured foulard, behind on a stiff curtain made of strav.. At presenting two pointed skirts in front, and the side, agrafes of large daisies with a trail of behind a single rounded one. Tabs catch up long green grass thrown behind. the jacket at the sides; and it has lapels trimmed throughout with a double roll of green silk, with 4th.-Rice-straw bonnet in the diadem-form, small light green buttons. Sleeves close-filling, high in front, and a curtain banging in hollow bordered by a double plaiting. Fanchon plaits behind. The diadem in front is surbonnet of black lace ornamented with a wreath mounted by a lilac blond. Bow of gros grain of wild roses ; barbs of black lace, and ribbon lilac silk near the ear, passing under the chin.

5th.-Low straw bat turned up with black SECOND FIGURE.- Round dress of mauve

velvet, gauze veil, the Dona Maria, proceeding algérienne, three deep founces at the bottom of from the top and hanging down as a scarf the skirt, bordered with mauve silk. Above behind. This veil is bordered with black lace. these runs a puffing, and over that again, but separated by a roll of mauve silk, there is a

6th.-Rice-straw hat, crown rather convex, parrow plaiting of algérienne. Jacket of black and the brims turned down. Wreath of blue gros grain. Waistband of gros grain satin, cut

corn-flowers on the hat. Blue velvet border. from the piece; it is arranged in five large Bow of maroon ribbon behind. loops behind, with a long end hanging below Black lace bonnets are very much worn, one them, both laops and end being bordered with called the “Isabella” is a very handsome and lace. The corsage of algérienne has pagoda novel affair. The whole bonnet is composed of sleeves trimmed with a plaiting. Belgian straw a scarf of Spanish net, the diadem being high, hat with wreath of vine leaves, and at the side a and set in front. The diadem is a wreath of large black satin bow. Collar and under leaves fastened at the top by a jet butterfly and sleeves of embroidered muslin. Talking of black aigretie. An oddity in trimming, on a black hats reminds me that a description of a few new lace bonnet, is a bird's nest of golden hue moss models may be usesul. Here are ball-a-dozen on the forehead, with three tiny pearly eggs to begin with :

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POETRY received, with thanks : Lament of the PROSE received, with thanks: “The Second City in

Celtic Chief;" A Lyric;" "Lines ;” “A Packet the Land ;" “Lord Byron's Letters.”

of Letters." " Pride and Love” received. It will at least be Sep. Music, books for review, &c., must be sent in by the tember before this poem can be made use of, should

10th of each month, to receive notice in our vext

number. the Editor decide on accepting it. POETRY declined, with thanks: “Sunrise at Sea ;” To CORRESPONDENTS.-- Private communications for

“A Thought;" “ The Crimson Flowers of the the Editor may be addressed, till further notice, Shore;” “ To a Lady's Fan."

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