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EMBELLISHMENTS.

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1. View of St. LEONARD's Hill, The Seat of Earl HARCOURT • 125

2. View of IVER-GROVE, THE SEAT or LORD GAMBIER ,

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3. LADIES' MORNING DRESS

i 181

4.

EVENING DRESS

ib.

5. A French BED AND DECORATION OF THE CHAMBER

185

6. MUSLIN PATTERNS.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

TAGE

MISCELLANIES.

MUSICAL REVIEW.

Views Of COUNTRY Seats.--St. Leonard's

PIANO-FORTE.

Hill, the Seat of Earl HARCOCKT' . 125 RIMBAULT's Arrangement of Rossini's

Iver-Grove, the Seat of Lord GAMNIER . 126 Overture to Matilde e Corradino . ! 172

The Confessivus of a Rambler. No. VI. 127 Purkis's Selection of Favourite Airs from

The Parting : from “ Recollections of Rossini's “ La Donna del Lago" 174

an Eventful Life; by a Soldier! .' . 120 RIMBAULT's Adaptation of Mozart's Grand

History of a Coquette (concluded) . 132 Symphony

ib.

Character of Cardinal de RICHELIEU. . 136

Select Italian Airs

175

Remarkable Dream

139

- French Romances.

ib.

Lisbon and the Portuguese, extracted

Spanish Bolero and Walz

ib.

from Letters written in 1821 and 1822 ARTHUR's Serenada

ib.

(concluded)

143 Horkinson's Introduction and Rondo

Madalena,or the Consequences of Elope-

ORGAN.

ment

145 Cum Sancto Spirito, Grand Chorus from

Ghost STORIES. No. 7.- The Drilled

Mozart's Mass

Goblins.

176-

160

Parisian Gambling-House Dinner 152

VOCAL MUSIC.

The Complaints of a Half-Pay Officer ;

Vocal Anthology, Part IX.

176

or, Was it so Twenty Years ago 156

BANISTER'S “ Love wakes and weeps".

GAELIC Relics. No. X.--The Stranger

VOIGT's® County Guy"

1972

Grave, or Mackildonich and the Son

FINE ARTS.

of Alpin

160 | Exhibition of the British Institution ib.

Noble Exercise of the Power of Beauty 161

'Timber-Rafts on the Rhine .

162

FASHIONS.

ANECDOTES, &c. HISTORICAL, LITERARY,

London Fashions. - Ladies' Morning

and PersonAL.- Fontenelle-Oracular

Dress

181

Sayiog of Thomas de Rymer-F'.sti-

Ladies' Evening Dress

ib.

city of the Flea-Human Stature-

General Observations on Fashion and

British Cedars-Statue of Peter the

Dress

ib.

Great-Etiquette of the Court of Flo.

French Female Fashions

183

rence-The late Rev. Dr. Fordyce-

FASHIONABLE Furniture,- A French Bed

White Mourning - Taliesin - Tudor

and Decoration of the Chamber 185

Vaughan ap Grono-Ancient Welch

INTELLIGENCE,

Fortification

162

LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC

ib.

The Emigrant: A Sketch from Life 165

A Nobleman apprehended on his own

POETRY.

Warrant

168 | To the Author of “ The Pilgrim's Tale" 186

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THE THIRD SERIES

Vol. III.

MARCH 1, 1824.

No. XV.

VIEWS OF COUNTRY-SEATS.

ST. LEONARD'S HILL, THE SEAT OF EARL HARCOURT. The very fine situation of this ele- || ent importance to be fit for the occagant abode must be seen to be ap- | sional residence of Wm. Pitt, Earl preciated. It stands on the brow of of Chatham, who took great delight a commanding and finely wooded hill, in retiring for a short time to this in the immediate vicinity of Windsor beautiful spot, when he was secretary Forest, and surrounded by an im- at war. It came into the possession mense extent of the richest country. of the Countess-Dowager of Walde

Our View of the House is from grave, afterwards Duchess of Glouthe Lawn, shewing in the distance cester, who added so considerably to Windsor Castle, which is seen to the old building as to render it truly most advantage from this spot, and comfortable. A colonnade extends forms, with Eton College, a principal from the conservatory in front of the feature in this noble scene, which breakfast-room and hall to the main extends across the rich uplands of building, forming a pleasing connecBuckinghamshire, and embraces tion, enriched with columns and deMiddlesex and Surrey. The house corations in the Roman Doric order, is very irregular in its construction, which, with its treillage, the variety which is generally the result of fre- || of plants and flowering shrubs that quent additions. The site was for- grace the entrance, and its irregumerly occupied by a gamekeeper's larity of surface, produce an effect lodge only, but it became of suffici- || in the highest degree elegant, pleasVol. III. No. XV.

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