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1. An elegant Portrait of the MARCHIONESS CORNWALLIS, from a Picture in the possession
of her mother, the Duchess of Gordon. 2. A WHOLE-LENGTH FIGURE of the PRINCESS OF Wales, in her Court Dress, on his MA..
JESTY's Birth-Day-authentically furnished by her Royal Highness's Milliner, Mrs.WEBr. 3. Two FRENCH Ladies and a GENTLEMAN in the Parisian Costume, at Frescati, at Paris. 4. An Original Song, set to Music for the Harp and Piano-Forte, expressly and exclusively
for this Work, by Mr. LANZA. 5. A new and elegant PATTERN for Needle-Work..
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ILLUS- || FAMILIAR LECTURES ON USEFUL TRIOUS LADIES.
SCIENCES, Marchioness Cornwallis ................ 283 || On Hydrostatics i,......
.... 318 Her Inperial Majesty Catharine 11. Empress The Humming.bird, or Hawk-moth...... 320 of Russia ....................... 284 | On Music......
On Music........................... 321
* ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.
POETRY, The Golden Mirror; or, the Kings of
Original and Select ...,
... 323 Sheshian ; a true history, translated from the Sheshianese.....
.......... 289 The Prudent Judge; an Oriental Tale,... 291
PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS. The Monk.....
Maids to be Married; by M. Picard ...... 327
LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE.
Explanation of the Prints of Fashion...... 929 the foundation of one of his most excel.
English and Parisian Costume............ ib. ·lent Poeins concerning Witch Stories .. 309 || General Observations on the Fashions for Biographical Account of Dr. Douglas, late
the Season, wiih a complete List of the Bishop of Salisbury .................. $10! Ladies in their Court Dresses, as worn on Familiar Letters on Physiognomy ........ 313 his Majesty's Birth-day .............. 330 The Lady among Murderers; a True Story 316 Supplementary Advertisements for the Month.
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