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No. 1.-Carriage Dress. Health and youth light their torches at Round dress of Bombazine, elegantly her fane, and the solemn pomp of woe suits finished at the border with broad black ll not with her varied votaries. Yet, as if velvet, surmounted by a flounce of fine presaging this dire event, never, even in white muslip, headed by a rouleau of the the ancient courts of Spain and Portugal, same. Black Velvet spenser, with a sau.
was black so prevalent as it has been for toir, or half handkerchief, of mourning this last fortnight, both for the evening shawl manufacture. Bonnet of white
costume and for the promenade. Black crape, with full plume of black ostrich
satin and black velvet spensers have befeathers. Bouilloné ruff of fine muslin,
come almost universal among the higher Black chamois slippers and gloves.
classes for the morning walk.
Among the bounets, on the present No. 2.-EVENING DRESS.
mournful occasion, we have been favoured Andalusian robe of black crape, worn
with the sight of one made by Mrs. Bell over a black satin slip, ornamented at the for a lady of high rank: it is of transpaborder with crape futings. The robe van.
rent black crape, very large, and ornamentdyked with black velvet, richly ornamented ed at the edge by á full cheveux-de-frize with trimming of twisted crape, down each || trimming : a superb cluster of the blossom side. The sleeves confined at the mancher called honesty, is laid in a kind of studied ons by a superb knot of jet. Henrietta negligence between the crown and the ruff of white crape broad hemmed. Black brim; emblematic of the houest grief of a velvet toque ornamented with jet, and British bosom for the consort of him they black cypress feathers.
still revere; while they bless for ever the generous heir apparent who, possessed of
all the dear affectious of nature, has shewn GENERAL OBSERVATIONS
such unremitting and dutiful attention to his late venerable mother.* A black vel,
vet college cap, with a plume of cypress FASHIONS AND DRESS.
feathers, is n high favour; and a large black The stagnation that prevailed for several satin boonet for morning walks, trimined weeks in the motley regions of Fashion's with folds of crape, is much in requisition. extensive empire, shewed that we were, in
A new Scottish toque is much worn for a great measure, prepared for an event paying morning visits, or for friendly din. which was almost to be desired by the ner parties; it is composed of crape and friends of the Royal sufferer, as a sure relief black satin, with laurel leaves affixed on from the anguish she endured, and the cer- the left side, of the same materials. A dress tain conviction that virtue meets its reward cornette is, bowever, more prevalent on the in heaven, and which reflection makes us
above occasions. It is formed of white submit with resignation to its uperring crape, and oruamented in front with a full will.
half wreath of black crape flowers: the Fashion is the power which is generally arrayed in the varied robe of Iris, and to
* Nothing enhances so much the excellent whom is consecrated
qualities of the Prince Regeut's beart as his in
cessant and unwear ied affection to his august .“ the dimpled smiles,
and virtuous mother, which has never ceased “ Such as glow on Hebe's cheek,”
from boyhood till the present mourural hour,