nature. TRIFLES. TREASURES. Every one basteth the fat hog, while the lean DILIGENCE alone is a good patrimony. one burneth. A CLUMSY foot may tread the right road. A VERY volatile young lord, having married, was PRIDE and roughness may turn one's humour, lectured upon his previous conduct to the fair sex. but flattery turns one's stomach. “Madam," said he, "you may depend on it, this What is done well enough is done quick is my last folly." enough. THEMISTOCLES, who had a farm to sell, caused PEACE is that harmony in the state that health the crier who proclaimed it to add that it had a is in the body. good neighbour; rightly judging that such an advantage would make it more vendible. Men are too apt to lay before them the actions of great men, and neglect what is more important A far man riding upon a lean horse was asked -the motives of their models. how it came to pass that himself was fat, and his horse so lean. He answered" Because I feed Man's riches are to be estimated rather by the myself; but I leave the feeding of my horse to fewness of his wants than the greatness of his posanother.' sessions. It is difficult to find a young fellow that is THE TOILET OF BEAUTY, neither a wit in his own eye nor a fool in the eye of the world. Without whose aid no lady can be dressed with propriety and gracefulness. The greatest pleasure of life is love; the great est treasure is contentment; the greatest posses. Otto of Rose, warranted to retain its fragrance sion is health; the greatest ease is sleep; the in all climates- Virtue. greatest inedicine is a true friend. --Sir W. Temple. Beautifying Lotions -- Tenderness and constancy. THERE is not one quality that is truly amiable Best Lip-salve-Smile of benevolence. in a man, which is not equally so in woman; and Elixir to preserve Memory-Gratitude. there is not one vice or folly which ought not to Cream of Sweet Almonds-Kindness and good be equally detestable in both. We are sent to the ant to learn industry; to the Sal Volatile-Wit. dove to learn innocency; to the serpent to learn Cold Cream-Prudence. wisdom; and why not go to the robin redbreast, Pomade Divine-Contentment. who chants as cheerfully in winter as in summer, Essence of Jessamine, apt to evaporate, therefore to learn equanimity and patience ? to be kept close-Friendship. CONVERSATION augments pleasure and dimiA Lotion to prevent Wrinkles-Cheerfulness. nishes pain; for silent woes are greatest, and Best Court or Sticking-Plaister-Faithfulness. silent satisfactions least; indeed, sometimes our Simple Anodynes-- Patience and industry. pleasure would be none but for telling of it, and Besi Patent Pins-Repartee. vur grief insupportable but for participation. Fine White Paint-Innocence. Young trees that are full of blossom often proWush-ball for preserving white Hands-Purity. duce small stock of fruit, or are wont to leave off Dye for Eyebrows-Contemplation. bearing after a year or twain; in like manner, Best Rouge--Modesty. childhood that promiseth too much, and hath an Crystal Vase-Truth. inordinate show of learning, commonly endeth A Mirror-Reflection. in very ordinary, and mainly in profitless man. Fine Eye-water--Sensibility. hood. Essence of Roses, Poison, to be used with caution--Love. Au! see the virgin rose, how sweetly she An excellent Bloom to preserve the Complexion Doth first peep forth with bashful modesty, Early rising. That fairer seems, the less ye see her way; Lo! see soon after, how more bold and free Drops to remove all Stains-Honour and Rec Her bared bosom she doth broad display; titude. Essence of Violet-Humility. Lo, see soon after, how she fades and falls away! Drops to prevent Ennui-Employment. So passeth, in the passing of a day Baume de Vie-Religion. or mortal life, the leaf, the bud, the flower, That erst was sought to deck both bed and bower. TIRADE AGAINST DRESS. Decker, an old Spenser. author, says "Good clothes are the embroidered trappings of pride, and good cheer the very root of The sea of fortune doth not ever flow, gluttony. Did man, think you, come into the She draws her favours to the lowest ebb; world wrangling about no better matters than all Her tides have equal times to come and go; his life-time to search in Birchin-lane for whale Her loom doth weave the fine and coarsest web; bone doublets, or for pies of nightingales' tongues, No joy so great but runneth to an end, in Heliogabalus's kitchen? No, no; the first suit No hap so hard but may in time amend. of apparel that ever inortal man put on came A chance may win that by mischance was lost; neither from the mercer's shop nor the merchant's The net that holds no great, holds little fish; warehouse. Adam was great in nobody's silks In some things all, in all things none are cross'd; and velvets. The silkworms had something else Few all they need, but none have all they wish; to do in those days than to set up looms and be Unmingled joys here to no man befall; free of the weavers. The patent for starch could Who least, hath some; who most, hath never all. by no means be signed.” Soutlawell. GOLD-FISH GLOBE MAT. 5th Row.—The same, only inaking 7 chain. THE WORK-TABLE FRIEND. Keep the inside of the Mat in front, turn down the Border all round, at the last (Designed by Mrs. Warren.) 5 chain row, having the outer edge of the This Mat is intended for a Globe whose dimen- Border turned to the outside of the Mat. sions are thirty-one inches round the thickest part 8 Thread Scarlet Wool-No. 1 Hook. of the Globe. But for whatever size it may be required, be careful to let the bottom of the Mat Make under every 5 chain, 1 stitch extend rather more than an inch beyond the sixe thus :--Place the hook under the 5 chain, of the bottom of the Globe, then it can be made draw the wool through, and then through the of any size, small or large, as required: 3 Shades loop on the hook ; then twist the wool over the ounce of each shade : one ounce of shaded scar- hook, and draw it again through the loop on let, 8 thread Wool; 1 reel of No. 10 Evans's Drab the hook. All this forms but one stitch, Boar's Head Cotton; 20 yards of White skirt cord, and must be worked very loosely, so much the size of ordinary blind cord. Nos. 1 and 2 Penelope Hooks. so, that each loop is full an inch long; it With lightest Green make 14 Do stitches looks like a small ruche of wool, when finished. When this row is completed, over the end of the cord, and double it in as small a circle as possible, by uniting: pull the outer edge out well, then the row this makes 1 row. Work 7 more rows, in: now done will have the appearance of being worked on the surface of the cotton. creasing in the first 3 rows, by working 2 stitches into every stitch of the preceding stitches precisely the same. Now, under every 7 chain work two row; then increase at regular intervals throughout the bottom of the Mat, as may must be arranged and pinned on the edge The Border now resembles a frill, which be required. After working 8 rows with the of the Mat, as shown in the engraving : lightest shade, work 8 rows of the next shade, then sew it neatly through with Green then 5 rows of the darkest shade; draw the wool. cord tight, at an interval of every 12 stitches in this last row: this will form an edge to stand up round the bottom of the Mat. On this, with the same colour, work 6 rows without increasing, drawing the cord after TWELVE reels of Evans's Boar's Head Cotton, every few stitches. This rim, as indeed all No. 2 or 4. Ivory or bone Pins, No. 12. the rest, must be perfectly smooth and even. Explanation of terms :- K, knit-P, With next shade lighter, work a row, in- pearl—Tf, thread forward-E, encrease creasing 1 in every 4th stitch, being care- +, together. ful not to draw the cord in this or either of Cast on 49 stitches, and knit 10 rows the following rows; then 2 rows without plain. increasing, then 1 row, increasing 1 in 1st Fancy Row.-K 6, Tf, K 2 + 19 every 5th stitch. Then, with lightest shade, times, K 5. 1 row without increasing; then cut off the 2nd Row.-K 6, P all but 6, knit these. cord, and fasten it neatly. Then 5 chain, 3rd Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, De into every 4th loop (that is, having 2 Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 6. clear loops between each Dc stitch); fasten 4th Row.-Same as 2nd. off neatly, and turn the whole inside out, 5th Row.--K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, having the right side of the work for the Tf, K 3, K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 6. Globe to stand in. 6th Row.–Now work every alternate row For the Border. as 2nd row, excepting the 188th row. 7th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, With Drab Cotton; No. 3 Hook. Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 together 9 times, Tf, 1st Row.--1 L under the 5 chain, 5 chain, K 6. 1 more long under same, 5 chain, repeat. 9th Row.--K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, 2nd and 3rd Rows.--1 L under every 5 Tf, K 7, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 6. chain, with 5 chain between each. 11th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, 4th Row.-The same, only making 6 Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, K 3, K, 2 +, Tf, K chain, 1, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 6. OCTAGON COVER FOR AN EASY CHAIR. 13th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, 29th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, K1, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, TE, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 6. 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, 15th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, TF, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 K 1, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 6. + 9 times, Tf, K 6. 31st Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, 17th Row.-K 5, K 3+, Tf and K 2 + TE, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 8 times, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 K 2 +, K 2, 2, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2 +, TI , K Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, TÍ 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 3, TP and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 3 +, K 5. and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 6. 19th Row.—K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, 33rd Row.-K 5, K +, Tf, K 2 +7 Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 1, Tf, K 3, times, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2+, K 2 + Tf, K 1, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 3, Tf and K K 2, TP, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, K 2, 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2 +, K 2, 21st Row.—K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, Tf, K 3+1 Tf, K 5, Tf, K 4, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 5. K 2 +, Tf, K 4, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 + 8 35th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, times, Tf, K 6. K 1, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, 23rd Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2+, K 2, Tf, K 1, T, K K1, K 2 +, K 6, Tf, K 1, TẾ, K 2 +, 2, K 2 +, Tf, K1, TẾ, K 1, Tf, K2, K2 Tf, K 1, TE, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 6, K +, K 4, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 2 +, K 1, K 2+, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, + 7 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 6. 37th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, 25th Row.-K 6, Tf, K 2 + 9 times, KKÍ, K 2 +, K 2, K 2+, K 2, T, K 3, TE , 1, K 2 +, K 5, TẾ, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, | K1, Tf, Ki, TỰ, K 2 +, K 2, Tí, K 2 + K 1, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 5, K2+, KK1, K2 +, TÍ, K 1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 3, 1, K 2'+, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 2, K 2 + K 2, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 27th Row.—K 6, Tf and K 2 + 9 times, +, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, TỈ, K 6. KI, K 2 +, K 4, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, 39th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, K 1, T, K 2 +, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 4, K 2+, K K 1, K 2 +, K 2'+, K2, TE, K 5, TF, K 1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 8 times, Tf, K 6. I 1, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2+, K 3, K 2 +, Ti, Octagon Cover for an Easy Chair.-By Mrs. Warren. K 3, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2+ 47th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, twice, K1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, K1, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 6. Tf and K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, K 41st Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, K2, Tf, TI, K 1, TI, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, 2, Tf, K 2 +, TÍ, K 5, Tf, K 2+, K1, K Tf, K 2, K 2+, K 4, K 2+, K1, K2+ 2 +, Tf, K 5, TÍ, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, Tf, K Tf and K 2+ 6 times, Tf, K 6. 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K2, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 49th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, 2 + 7 times, Tf, K 6. K1, K2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 3, 43rd Row.-K 5, K 3 +, Tf and K 2 + Tf, K 2 + twice, K3, K 2 +, Tf, K 5, 6 times, Tf, K 3, TE, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K Tf, K 2 +, K 3, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, TF, 2, +, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, TE, K 3, Tf, K 2+, K3, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K2, Tf, K 2, TT , K 3 +, TE, K 3, TF , K 2'+, K 2, K3 + Tf and K 2'+ 5 times, Tf, K 6. TI, K 2 +, Tf, K. 2, K 2 + K 2, K 2 +, 51st Row.--K 6, Tf and K 2 + 7 times, K 2, Tf, K 3, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 1, K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, 45th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2+ 6 times, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2+, K 2, Tf K 2+, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, K and K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, 1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 6. K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, 53rd Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tť, K 2, K 2 Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2+, K +, K 2 +, K 2, TÍ, K 5, Tf and K 2 + 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 6 times, Tf, K 6. 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, Tf, K 3 +, K 5. K 3 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf and KK 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, Tf and K 3 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 6. + 3 times, 'Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 5, 55th Row.—K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf and K 3 + 3 Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2+, K 2, K 2 +, K times, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 5, Tf 2, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + 8 and K 2 + twice, Tf and K 3 + 3 times, times, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 + Tf, T, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, Tf, K i, Tf, K 2 + TE, K K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2+ 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 3, Tf 5 times, Tf, K 6. and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 6. 71st Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, 57th Row.-K 5, K 3 +, Tf and K 2 + K 1, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 1, 5 times, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, KTE, K 1, TỈ, K 3, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf and K 2 + 3 1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 3 times, K 3, K times, K 3, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + twice, 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 3 times, K 1, K 2+, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, K3+, K 5. Tf and K 2 + 6 times, Tf, K 6. 59th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, 731d Row.-K 2+, K 4, K 2 +, Tf and K 1, K 2 t, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, TF, K 1, K 2 + 5 times, K 1, K 2+, K 2, K 2 t, Tf, K 1, Ti, K 5, Tf, K 2 + 8 times, K 1, K2, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2+, K2 +, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 6, TE, TE, K 3 +, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K1, K 1, TÍ, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 TÉ, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, T, K 1, Tf and + K 1, K 2 +, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, K 2 + twice, Tf, K 3 +, T, K 2 +, Tf, Tf, K 6. K 5, TF, K 1, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2 + 61st Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, K 2, K 2 +, K1, K2 +, Tf and K 2+ K 1, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 + K 2, TF, K 3, 5 times, K 4, K 2 + Tf, K‘1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, 76th Row.-K 6, Tf, K 2 + 5 times, K Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 3 +, 1, K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 + twice, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 +, K Tf, K 2 +, K 3, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 3, Tf, K1, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 3, Tf, K K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 + 3 +, Tf, K 3, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K Tf and K 2 + 5 times, Tf, K 6. 1, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 3, K 2 +, TI, 63rd Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 6 times, K 1, Tf, K 5, TF, K 2, K 2 + twice, K 1, K1, K2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 5, TF, K 1, K2 +, Tf and K 2 + 4 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 3, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 3, Tf and K 2 77th Row.-K2 +K 4, K 2 ti Tf and + twice, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 2 + 3 times, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 + K 3, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 3, Tf, K 1, Tf, K K 4, K 2 +, K 2, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 5, Tf, K 2, K 2 + twice, K 1, K 2 +, Tf 1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, and K 2 + 5 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 5, Tf. 65th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, K 1, Tf, K 5, Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 1, Tf, K 2 to twice, K 1, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 5, 1, K2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2 + 4, K 2 + K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + 4 twice, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 5, Tf, K 2 times, K 4, K 2 +. +, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 4, K 2 +, K 2, 79th Row.-K6, Tf and K 2 + 3 times, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, Tf, K 6. Tf, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 67th Row.--K 6, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, 2, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, If, K 3, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K K 2, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, Tf and 2, Tf, K 1, Tf and K 2 + twice, K 1, K K 2 + twice, Tf, K 3 together, K 1, K 2 2 +, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 2 +, K1, K2+, +, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, K 2 +, K 1, K 3+ Tf and K 2 + twice, Tf, K 3, Tf and K 2 Tf, K 2 + twice, Tf, K1, Tf, K 2 + +3 times, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 3 +, Tf, twice, K 2, Tf, K 1, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 2 +, Tf, K 1, K 2 +, Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K Tf, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, K 2 +, K 2, Tf, K 2, TE, K 3, Tf and K 2 + 3 times, Tt, 3, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, Tt, K 6. K 6. 69th Row.-K 6, Tf and K 2 + 5 times, (Continued at p. 107.) |