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She came-Waltz came-and with her certain sets
To you-ye husbands of ten years! whose brows
voted a quantity of best moulds (four to the pound) to the relief of the surviving Scythians : the scarcity will soon, by such exertions, and a proper attention to the quality rather than quantity of provision, be totally alleviated. It is said, in return, that the untouched ukraine bas subscribed 60,000 beeves for a day's meal to our suffering manufacturers.
With added omaments around them rolled, in
Endearing Waltz--to thy more melting tune
Observant travellers! of every time,
* Dancing girls, who do for hire what Waltz doth gratis.
Ah, no! from Morier's pages down to Galt's,
Shades of those belles, whose reign began of yore,
Seductive Waltz !-though on thy native shore E'en Werter's self proclaimed thee half a we;
*It cannot be complained now, as in the Lady Baussiere's time, of the Sieur de la Croix,' that there be no whiskers;' but how far these are indications of valour in the field, or elsewhere, may still be questionable. Much may be and hath been avouched on both sides. In the oldeu time philosophers had whiskers, and soldiers none--Scipio himself was shaven-Hannibal thought his one eye bandsome enough without a beard; but Adrian, the emperor, wore a beard (having warts on his chin, which neither the Empress Sabina, nor even the courtiers, could abide)Turenne had whiskers, Marlborough none-Buonaparte is unwhiskered, the R-whiskered ; 'argal' greatness of mind and whiskers may or may not go together; but certainly the different occurrences, since the growth of the last-mentioned, go farther in be half of whiskers than the anathema of Anselm did against long hair in the reign of Henry I.
Formerly red was a favourite colour. See Lodowick Barrey's Comedy of Ram Alley, 1611, Act I, Scene 1.
• Taffeta. Now for a wager-What coloured beard comes next by the window ?
Adriana. A black man's, I think. "Taffeta. I think not so: I think a red, for that is most in fashion.'
There is nothing new under the sun ;' but red, then a favourite, has now bubsided into a favouritele colour
Werterto decent vice though much inclined; Yet warm, not wanton; dazzled, but not blind; Though gentle Genlis, in her strife with Stael, Would e'en proscribe thee from a Paris ball; Thee fashion hails from countesses to queans, And maids and valets waltz behind the scenes; Wide and more wide thy witching circle spreads, And turns-if nothing else—at least our heads; With thee e'en clumsy cits attempt to bounce, And cockneys practice what they can't pro
nounce; Gods! how the glorious theme my strain exalts, And 'rhyme finds partner rhyme in praise of
• Waltz.' Blest was the time Waltz chose for her debút; The court, the Rt, like herself were new;" New face for friends, for foes some new re
wards, New ornaments for black and royal guards; New laws to hang the rogues that roared for
bread; New coins (most newt) to follow those that fled; New victories-nor can we prize them less, Though Jenkey wonders at his own success : New wars, because the old succeed so well, That most survivors envy those who fell; New mistresses-00-old-and yet 'tis true, Though they be old, the thing is something new;
* An anachronism-Waltz, and the battle of Austerlitz, are before said to have opened the ball together; the bard means (if he means any thing), Waltz was not so much in vogue till the Rt attained the acme of his popularity. Waltz, the comet, whiskers, and the new government, illuminated heaven and earth in all their glory, much about the same time: of these the comet only has disappeared; the other tliree continue to astonish us still.-Printer's Devil.
Amongst others, anew ninepence a creditable coin, now forthcoming, worth a pound, in paper, at the fairest calculation."
Each new, quite new-(exceptsome ancient tricks
The ball begins the bonours of the house 1
* Oh that right should thus overcome might! Who does not remember the delicate investigation in the Merry Wives of Windsor?'
· Ford. Pray you come near: if I suspect without cause, why then make sport at me; then let me be your jest; I deserve it. How now! whither bear you this !
Mrs. Ford. What have you to do whither they bear it :- foe were best meddle with buck-washing.'
+ The gentle, or ferocious reader, may ou up the blank as he pleases-there are several dissyllabic names at his service (being already in the R-t's): it would not be fair to back any peculiar initial against the alphabet, as every month will add to the list now entered for the sweepstakes-a distinguisbed consonant is said to be the favourite, much against the wishes of the linene ing ones.
1'We have changed all that," says the Mock Doctor; "ith all gone Asmodeus knows where, After all, it is of no great inaportance how women's hearts are disposed of; they have nature's privilege to distribute them as absurdly as possible. But there are also some men with hearts so thoroughly bad, as to remind us of those phenomena often mentioned in natural history: viz a mass of solid stone-only to be opened by force and when dlvided you discover a toad in the centre, lively, and with the re putation of being venomous.'