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CRYPTOGRAPHS. My 3, 4, 2, 5, is small talk; my 4, 2, 1, is food

39. for caule; my 3, 2, 5, an animal; my 4, 2, 5, an article of apparel; my 2, 3, 5, a deed; and my

Ssb bsobzq smihn sfb jlbhg nd oyopdhz egy, whole is a railing veseel.-KATRINE.

Sfb kmteia gcozn vgkz silsgs n'co sfb kas,

Sfbojlqbbfse gmjarukv ojlza gsp yernt vyv, 33.-CONUNDRCMS.

Zla kcxrzm so vmohy'sm cyogiylk zla em le. 1. Why am I like borrowed money!

A VITE. 2. Why is it probable that the chain of slavery

40.-CRYPTOGRAPHIC ENIGMA. will soon be terminated in America!

9w 50551 3y9x5 n9q8 ls4vps 3. Why is a cat after a mouse like a lady in a

9 1x rvp789, draper's ! 1. If I send you a conundrum, why should you

6v8 x5 q85 uv5q yl2vps'4, 1w4

985 8v 6vp787. pablish it!

9 lx y9z5 1 2p22y5, 08938 78svp78 6. Why is cider just made like a fast train?


985 5q855s 6y45r,

Y)rqr 2pq | q9x 5, 2856145r 6. What natural-history engravings would re

loll lw4 495r.- ELIZABETA H. nind one of a royal personage? 7. When are two kings like three miles ?

GORGONIA. 8. What is the difference between a dish of

ANSWERS TO ENIGMAS, &c. minced veal, the "tree" the "woodman" wouldn't sparo," a ditch, a supplanted lover, a carved

(On pp. 417 -420.) bas-relief, and a disinherited son!

147. Sonnet. - 148. A pack of carde.-149. €. 9. Why is a butcher an audacious thief!

jewel-box; b. book-box; c. chatterbox; d. box on the 10. By naming what beverage, with the prefix ear; e. boxes (luggage); f. pepper-box; 9. seaf"},"might you express yourself acquainted with me? box; h. various boxes; i. box-a country house;

il. By naming what beverage, with the prefix : match-box; k. pill-box; l. Christmas-bor; s. "I,” might you express yourseli fond of antiquity ? box (a tree);

n. box made of box-wood. –156. CARACTACUS.

LongfelloW, Oyste R, Negro, DoN. Orang-oetanu,

Napiha, TeN, Illustrious Meadow, Elerate, 34.-PROVERBS PARAPHRASED.

LisieR-London Times, wrong answer.-151. Stue a. Several, human beings, numerous, intellects. ble.-162. Adam, dam, Ada.-163. Windlas,-164.

b. Comparative of good, after time, adrerb, not Ingot.-155. Aloof.-156. Corporation.-157. Der at all.

mouse.-158. Pennon.- 159. Empress - 160. Corec. Singular number, fist, preposition, article, ring.–161. Farina. - 162. Cowherd.-163. Bor receptacle for money, auxiliary verb, sufficient. Bells.-161. Sadly, Tramp, Eyelid, Pupil, Heln,

GORGOXIA. Exact, Nonce, Shell, Occur, Nod Stephenson.36.-CAPITAL EXCHANGES.

165. Bargain.-166. Nutshell.-167. Errand.-168. I am an implement used in gardens; change my 171. Eu(emy), p)ig, ma-Enigma.-172. Frontidać,

Spring, ring, gin.-169. Weight. -170 Butterds.bead, and I am what confectioners sell; change Desat, Ruby, TweeD, Hearn-Forth and Clyde. again, and I am a colour.–TAPLIN.

173. Shingle(leg).-174. Pensive.-175. Dandelios. 36.

– 176. Glue, blue, flue, clue.-177. Daunh, anal, I mostly attend crowds; change my head, and I tun, un.—178. Leah, beal, hale, ale. am often seen by roadsides; change again, and I

179. am a verb.-TAPLIN.

L A M P.


M B A R. a. A word suggestive of lawyers' fees.


RT. 0. A town in Surrey, now find, if you please. 180. 1. Because she would supply him gratis vith 6. A favourite spring flower, scentless, but pretty. more tongue than be could sell. 2. Because they d. A town in the Netherlands, famed for its treaty. never quarrel without cause (caws).-181. Impro 6. A common prefix to a Scottish surname. priety. - 183. Fire, ire, fir. Rover, rore, over. Pload, J. A town of "ould" Ireland, not far from Strabane. lead, deal.--184. Dinner.—185. 9. A plant which is deadly by nature and name.

How doth the little busy bee A. An English poet of questionable fame.

Improve each shining hour, The initials and finals of these words downwards

And gather honey all the day read will discloso

From every op'ning flower! Two English poets, who in partnership joined their 186. I found among - London Society works io compose.EMMA BUTTERWORTH. Family Friend" (b) who subscribed to Cha

bers's Journal" (c), "All the Year Round" (4 38.--Pozzle.

and had no liking for a "Saturday Review" (ela. A metal, pure, in me you'll find.

187. a. WinteR, b. Irvin E, 6. Nor, d. b. More than the quantity assigned.

e. HorsB, s. Each, g. Scienuific, A. Ten, i. Enns, F. A name oft given to a Jew.

j. Ram - WincherleR, ManchesteR. - 188. The d. And what the rain is known to do. gudden release of Frederick William (afterwards These words compose a kind of square, the Great) of Prnssia af er three years' imprison Pour letters in each word there are;

ment by his father.-189. Death of Charles XII.. Read forwa d, downward, every way,

of Sweden.–190. Perseus in the tent of Pauw The selfsame meaning they conrey.-IAGO.


divide us.


MAGGIE SYMINGTON.- We will write.

HEATHERBELL writes a very pretty letter, ac

knowledging the Prize Volume: as also do ELIZAADDRESS: 23, MIDDLE STREET, CLOTH FAIR, BETH H. and SELINA. The first contributor is WEST SMITHFIELD, E.C.

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to make the following corrections in the Prize FIRST CLASS.

Enigma, 188, page 493. In verse 6 for "now" KATE SYDNAS. We congratulate you on winning read “here," and for "year" read “zone." the prize for the most correct solutions to the pas- JUSTITIA.-We have many thanks to offer you. time in the May number. We hope you are pleased Ladies and gentlemen of the Council have scarcely with the volume we have chosen for you.

responded so freely as we thought they would to ANNA GRAY.—We likewise congratulate you, your offer of exchange of cartes. Be patient and cordially.

hopeful. C. MARSHALL (Ivanhoe) is always welcome.

EMMA BUTTERWORTH.-If we have seemed rather MIGNONETTE.—Your apology is freely accepted.

neglectful of you, we must beg you to believe that ALEX. ERSKINE writes us a most graceful and We reckon you among our very dear and valued

we have not the remotest intention to offer slight. touching letter, in which he announces his speedy friends. departure for New Zealand. After paying a very high compliment to the “Friend” and its conduc

STONEY.-The error you point out in your charmtor, he promises to address a few words to his old ing poem is one for which you must share the compatriots in the Council in our next number, and

blame with us; for, as we could not understand the also to entrust us with a few cartes for distribution.

verse as you wrote it-ladies will write so careWe beg, in the name of the Council generally, and lessly-we endeavoured to make the best sense we for ourselves particularly, to wish him all success

could of it; and hence the mis-reading. In reand happiness in his new sphere of duty; and publication it can be amended. Thanks. to remind him that even in the antipodes he will

CARACTACUS writes, as from Blanche Alsington still have opportunities of perusing his favourite to Florian :magazine, and of occasionally sending a cordial " Suppose that I am you, message across the sea. We must not lose a dear

Suppose that you are me, old friend and fellow-labourer even though oceans

Suppose that each is nobody else,
For this reason we do not say farewell,

We both are one, you see !" but au revoir.

EDWARD W. H. is made responsible for what DAISY H. writes to compliment us on the cor- does not belong to him, but to our friend Caractarectness of our mental portraiture. We feel flat

cus. We hope both gentlemen will accept a very tered. ANNA GRAY, NELLA, VECHEN, Trip, ISABEL old-fashioned explanation-it was a mistake. and KATRINE, are welcomed.

GORGONIA improves, and is congratulated accordBUSK, MAX, GILBERT ASHTON, G. MATTHEWSON, IAGO, CHARLIE F., RUTHENPHARL, are, we fancy,

ingly. more fascinated by country pleasures than by

CALLER HERRIN'.-We can, sometimes, excuse literature this leafy month of June.

idleness, especially in June, ZANONI.-We read about your carte with some

IMOGINE.-Very pretty. amusement. ADELA.—Shall be read carefully. The pleasure

SECOND CLASS. of a surprise would be mutual.

Saxox and other Councillors congratulate us on SPECTATOR.Always welcome.

our photographic frontispiece. Well, we believe LUCINDA.-We hope you will enjoy the holidays. it is a real and undoubted success. Such a photo

ELIZABETH H.-Nothing is accomplished with graph is, alone worth twice the price charged for out perseverance.

the number, and I cannot elsewhere in England be ST. CLAIR.—Certainly. If it has not arrived, it purchased at all. Friends wishing to possess shall be sent.

Lotte" in a separate form will please address the C. T. RYE.-We promote you.

Royal Exchange Photographic Company. TERRA COTTA writes :-) return you my best

CECELIA, MARIA, KATRINE S., and AMELIA, are, thanks for the Prize Volume this day received, and

we presume, 'enjoying themselves this lovely weather. I assure you that I shall consider it as an ad

At any rate, we know they are not industrious in so ditional incentive to exertion in the Council.


CLARA S., EMILY, and DAPINE, are severally LITTLE SUNSHINE, CATHERINE S., M. A. Oxon, thanked and welcomed.



LIZA.-Your excuse is valid. again welcome. PERRYGOLD.-Many thanks. We shall prize it.

A MYTH.-You are quite right. We will write.

NIL ADMIRARI.-Persevere.

NANCY forwards a good family conundrum.- If 5. SPERMACETI OINTMENT.-This is a cooling you saw a servant carrying a turbot-kettle down and healing ointment for wounds. Take a quarter the street, which of Napoleon's batiles would you of an ounce of while wax and half an ounce of exclaim? Borrowed, I know (Borrodino).

spermaceti (which is a hard, white material), and CAROLINE – We are pleased that you are pleased; almond oil. Place the basin by the side of the fire

put them in a small basin with two ounce of and hope that your accident will not cause you till the wax and spermaceti are dissolved. When much pain or inconvenience.

cold, the oiniment is ready for use. This is an

article which it is also much better to make than THIRD CLASS.

to purchase. When you make it yourself, you TAPlin.--We are already glad to hear from you. know that it has no iri itating or inferior niaterials

in it. HELEN G.-Quite right.

PRANK OSBORNE is welcomed to the Council. 6. IMITATION ROSEWOOD. — Brush the wood SAM, BLACK DWARF. OLD BOY, LOTTERY, HARRY over with a strong decoction of logwood, while hat; C., DE LA SAOX, NOTROG LEUMAS, AUGUSTINE, repeat this process three or four times; pui a YOUNG SILURIAN, VIOLET, CÆSAR, loppix, FIRE- quantity of iron-filings amongst vinegar; then with FLY, MIZBETH, A. BROWN, BOREAS, and other a flat open brush, made with a piece of cane, Councillors are thanked and welcomed.

bruised at the end, split with a knife, apply the solution of iron-filings and vinegar to the wood in

such a manner as to produce the fibres of the wood MSS, sent for insertion cannot, except required. After it is dry, the wood must be under special circumstances, be returned. Our polished with turpenuine and bees-wax. friends are therefore requested to keep copies of

7. COURT PLAISTBR; OR BLACK STICKING short pieces, Poems, Riddles, fc. Though we PLAISTER.–Take hall-an-ounce of benzoin, and may not immediately reply to queries addressed to us, subscribers must not imagine themselves then take one ounce of isinglass, and half a pint of

six ounces of rectified spirit; dissolve and strain; neglected,

hot water; dissolve and strain separately from the

former. Mix the iwo, and set them aside to cool, OUR LETTER-BOX.

when a jelly will be formed; and this is warmed and brushed ten or twelve times over a piece

of black silk stretched smooth. When this is done 1. BOUQUET DE LA REINE.-Take one ounce of enough, and dry, finish it with a solution of fouz essence of bergamot, three drachms of English oil ounces of chiau turpentine in six ounces of tinctare of lavender, half a drachm of oil of cloves, half a of benzoin. drachm of aromatic vinegar, six grains of musk,

8. GROUND RICE PUDDING.–Pound fine in a and one pint and a half of rectified spirit of wine. Distil.

mortar twelve bitter and ewenty-four sweet al

monds; break four eggs into a basin, and whisk 2. TO BLEACH STRAW Hats, &o.-Straw hats them to a froth; graie the peel of a lemon, some and bonnets are bleached by putting them, pie nutmeg, and cinnamon. When these are all viously washed in pure water, into a box with ready, put a quart of milk into a stew-pan, with a burning sulphur; the fumes which arise unite quarter of a pound of ground rice, and put it on 3 with the water on the bonnets, and the sulphurous slow fire : keep stirring it will it thickens; thea acid thus formed bleaches them.

take it from the fire, and put in it two ounces 3 Tar Varnish. – Grind tar and Spanish of butter, with your almonds, eggs, and spice, and brown togethe-, to such a consistence that they will as much loaf-sugar in powder. work well with a brush. It is used for out-door work. Tar, with a little lime, is preferable. Lime boitie, let it be filled with boiling hot water, with a

9. WARMING BEDS. - Take a quart long stone in small quantities turns it of a black colour.

good cork; wrap it up in two or three folds of 4.' Tracing-PAPER.--Take two ounces of the flannel or woollen cloth; this done, about half an true Canada balsam, and dissolve them in about hour before berl-time introduce it between the four ounces of spirit of turpentine, in a bason or sheets of the foot of the bed. This mode of warm. such-like vessel ; take a quire of the best silver (not ing the interior of beds about the feet is far more tissue) paper; spread it out smooth, and with a pleasant and healthy than by coals in warming clean brush (what painters call a ground-tool) pans, the effluvia of which is unhealthy. The pass over every part of the upper sheet of paper water thus bouled (in a clean bottle) will be found with the varnish, and, with the same brush (made to retain its heat till the next morning, sufficient as dry as it can be scraped against the side of the for any shaving, washing, &c.; the fiannel acting basin,) rub every part of the varnish well into the on the outside of the bottle as a non-conductor te paper; then turn the sheet over, and with the dry heat. brush rub over the other side also. Enough of the varnish will have pierced through from the upper two large handfuls

of recently ga hered rosemary,

10. ROSEMARY POMATUM. -Strip from the stem side to wet ihe under side also, and, indeed, the second and third sheets, which is the reason why 1

boil it in a copper saucepan, well tinned, vith half spread out the whole quire of paper at once; by a pound of hog's lard, until reduced to four OUNCES

Strain it and put it in a pomalum-pot. that means a great part of the varnish will be saved. When the upper sheet is done on both 11. TO CLEAN SILVER ARTICLES.—The best sides, bang it on a packthread line to dry (which way to clean silver artic es is to wash them first will be in about twelve hours); proceed with wi h warm water and roap, and afterwards polish the others in the same manner.-R. EBBELS. them with pure whiling and a piece of leather

12. CRAMP IN THE LEG.-- A garter applied then rubhing such places with your hands as may tightly round the limb affected will, in most cases, appear dirty, till it is as clean as this water will speedily remove this complaint. When it i: more make it. A second, or even a third, liquor may be obstinate, a brick should be heated, wrapped in a used, if necessary; ihe shawl must be rinsed out in flannel bag, and placed at the foot of the bed, warm water. Then take half an ounce of the best against which the person troubled may place his Spanish anatto, and dissolve it iu hot water; pour feet. No remedy, hi wever, is equal to that of dili. this solution into a pan of warm water, and handle gent and long-continued friction.

your shawl through this for a quarter of an hour; 13. TO CORE HAMs. - As soon as the hams are take it out and rinse it in clean water. Now cut, tie them up by the hock for three days; then dissolve a piece of alum as big as a horse-bean in make a pickle, thus :-one ounce of saltpetre, half warm water, and let your shawl remain in this an ounce of sal: prunella, one pound of common half-an-hour; take it out and rinse it in clean salt, one pound of coarse sugar, one ounce of juni. water. Boil a quarter of an ounce of the best per berries, and one gallon of strong beer; boil all cochineal for twenty minutes; then dip it out of together, and when cold, pour it over the hams. your copper into a pan, and let your shawl remain Turn them every day for a fortnight. This quantity in this for about twenty-five minutes, which will of pickle will be sutricient for two hams.

make it a full blood-red. Then take out your

shawl, and add to your liquor in the pan one quart 14. ALMOND Powder.— Blanch six pounds of more of that out of your copper, if you have as bitter almonds, dry and beat them, and express much remaining, and about one small wineglansful from them one pint of oil; then beat them in an of the solution of tin. But observe, that too much iron mortar, and pass the powder through a sieve : solution impoverishes the colour. When cold, it must be kept from air and moisture in a glass rinse it slightly out in spring water. jar: used in place of soap for washing the hands, it im parts a singular delicacy to their appearance. 22. TO REMOVE GREASE FROM CLOTH.-Soft

15. CLEANING OLD BRASS-WORK, AND PRE- soap and fuller's earth, of each half a pound; beat PARING IT FOR RE-LACKERING. - Boil first a strong cakes. I he spot, first moistened with water, is

them well together in a mortar, and furn into lye of wood ashes, which you may strengthen by a small quantity of soap-lies. Put in your old brass- rubbed with a cake, and allowed to dry, when it is work, and the la, ker will immediaiely come off. wards rinsed, or rubbed off clean.

well rubbed with a little warin water, and afterHave ready at the same time a pickle of aqua-fortis and water, strong enough to take off the dirt; wash 23. LEMON SHERBET.-The fragrant essence of the brass immediately after in clean water, and the rind of three or four lemons, ob ained by the then dry it well, and lacker it.

following process :-After clearing off every speck 16. DYB FOR HAIR. - Wash the hair with the on the outer rind of the fruit, break off a large juice of green walnuts, or with the oil of the piece of loaf sugar, and rub the lemon on it till the cashew-nut diluted with olive oil. The betel-vut yellow rind is co npletely absorbed : loaf sugar, four forms a still finer black. They all stain the ounces; juice of three or four lemons; water, one skin.

quart. 17. SUBSTITUTE FOR A COPYING-MACHINE.-In 24. THE COLD BATA.- It is of essential im. the common ink used, dissolve lump sugar (one portance to know that there is no truth in the drachm to uance of ink). Mois:en the copying- common opinion, that it is safer to en'er the water paper, and then put it in soft paper to absorb the when the body is cool, and that persons heated by superfluous moisture. Put the moistened paper on exercise, and beginning to perspire, shonla wait till the writivg, place both between some soft paper, they are perfectly ccoled. It is a rule liable to no and roll upon a ruler three or four times.

exception, that moderate exercise ought always to 18. SCOURING Drops.- Take one ounce of rec- precede cold bathing; for neither previous

rest, nor tified oil of turpentine, and add to it as much oil of exercise to a violent degree, is proper on this lemon-peel as will neutralise or overpower the be short, and must be determined by the constitu

occasion. The duration of cold bathing onght to smell.

These drops do not affect the colour of any tion and sensations of the individuals; for healthy article; they should be rubbed on any stain with a persons may continue in it much longer han valepiece of silk weited with them.

indinarians. It should, however, not be forgotten, 19. IRISR STEW.-Take a piece of loin or back- that it is safer to continne completely immersed in ribs of mutton, and cut it into chops. Put it in a water a sho't time than to take repealed plunges. stew-pan with pared raw potatoes, sliced onious to the morning is the usual time for using the cold taste, pepper, palt. and a little water. Put this on bath, unless it be in a river, in which case the to stew slowly for an hour, covered very close ; afternoon will be more eligible. While the bather and shake it occasionally, to prevent it from stick is in the water he should not remain inactive, but ing to the bottom.

apply brisk and general friction. After the bath, 20. TO EXTRACT GREASE FROM SILK.-Scrape the body should be immedia ely dried with a French chalk, put it on a grease-spot, and hold it coarse, dry cloth. The beneficial effects of cold near the fire, or over a warm iron, or water-plate cleansing of the skin, the reduction of excessive

bathing may be considered to be ablution or filled with boiling water. The grease will melt heat, and a salutary reaction of the system, npon and the French chalk absorb it. Brush or rub it which is tonic power depends. The cold l'ath is off: repeat if necessary,

well calculated io brace the constitution during the 21. To Dyr SCARLET.- For a Silk Shawl.–First middle period of life, when the powers of the body dissolve two ounces of while soap in boiling water; are firmly established, provided no predisposition handle your shawl through this liquor, now and to visceral or cutaneous diseases exists.

25. TO CLEAN HAIR BRUSHES.-As hot water 31. TO CLEAN GLOVES-Wash them with soap and soap soon soften the hairs, and rubbing com- and water, then stretch them on wooden hands, pletes their destruction, use soda dissolved in cold pull them into shape without roringing then; water. Soda, having an affinity for grease, cleans next rub them with pipe-clay, or yellow ochree the brush with very little friction. After well a mixture of the two, in any required shade, made shaking them, stand them on the points of the into a paste with beer; let them dry gradualis, handles in a shady place.

and when about half dry, rub them well, so as to 26. STEWED CUCUMBERS.—Pare and split into smooth them, and put them into shape; then dry quarters four full-grown but young cucumbers: with 'paper, and smooth them with a warm irea.

them, brush out the superfluous colour, cover then take out the seeds and cut each part in two; Other colours may be employed to mix with the sprinkle them with white pepper or cayenne, flour and fry them lightly in a little butter, lift them pipe-clay besides yellow

ochre. from the pan, drain them on a sieve, then lay them

32. QUEEN'S OIL FOR THE HAR-Oil of ben, que in as much good brown gravy as will nearly cover pint; civet, three grains; Italian oil of jasmine, them, and stew them gently from twenty-five to three fluid ounces; otto of roses, three minims. I thirty minutes, or until they are quite tender. otto of roses is not to be had, ten or twelve minima Should the gravy require to be thickened or fla- of common oil of roses may be substituted. voured, dish the cucumbers and keep them hot 33. GINGER BEER.-Two gallons of ginger bear while a little flour and butter, or any other of the may be made as follows:-Put two gallons of cold usual ingredients, are stirred into it. Some persons water into a pot upon the fire; add to it two ounces like a small portion of lemon-juice mixed added to of good ginger, bruised, and two pounds of bron the sauce; cucumber vinegar might be substituted or white sugar. Let all this come to the boil, and with very good effect, as the vegetable loses much continue boiling for about an hour. Then skin of its fine flavour when cooked.

the liquor, and pour it into a jar or tab along with 27. JULIENNE SOUP.-Put six pounds of beef in one sliced lemon and half an ounce of cream of a stewpan, cut in four pieces; put a piece of butter tartar. When nearly cold,

put in a teacupfal di at the bottom of the stewpan, and about half a pint yeast to cause

the liquor to work. The beer is non of water ; place it on a sharp fire, moving it round made; and after it has worked for two days, strais occasionally with a spoon until the bottom of the it and bottle it for use. Tie the corks down firms. stewpan 'is covered with a white glaze, when add a 34. LEXONADE.- Powdered sugar, four pounds: gallon of water, two ounces of salt, three onions citric or tartaric acid, one ounce; essence of lemos, (with two cloves in each), two turnips, one carrot, a

two drachms; mix well. Two or three teaspoonsfal head of celery, leek, and a bunch of parsley, thyme, make a very sweet and agreeable glass of exter and bay-leaf ; when boiling put in two burnt poraneous lemonade, onions, to colour it, and stand it at the corner of 35. AGUE.-Infuse an ounce of well-roasted the fire to simmer for three hours, keeping it well coffee in three ounces of boiling water, and having skimmed; then pass the broth through a hair-sieve strained the fluid, acidulate it with lemon-juice. into a stewpan. You have previously cut two mid- The whole is given at once, five hours befuse the dling-sized carrots, two turnips, an onion, a leek, a paroxysm. little celery into very thin strips an inch long; put 36. AN Æolian HARP.-Let a box be made them into another stewpan, with two ounces of as thin deal as possible, of a length exactly ans ebutter and a teaspoonful of powdered sugar; place ing to the window in which it is intended to be them on a sharp fire, tossing them over occasionally placed, four or five inches in depth, and five or until well fried and looking transparent; then put in width. Glue on it, at the extremities of the top. them into the broth with the half of a young cos- two pieces of wainscot, about half an inch high ssd lettuce, and a large tarragon and chervil; place it a quarter of an inch thick, to serve as bridges fe at the corner of your fire, and when it boils skim the strings; and withinside at each end glue to off the butter; let it simmer until the vegetables pieces of beech about an inch square, and of length are perfectly tender, then pour into your tureen; equal to the length of the box which is to hold the serve the beef upon a separate dish.

pegs. Into one of these bridges fix as many pas 28. BOTTLED LEMONADE.- Dissolve half a pound such as are used in a pianoforte, though net s of loaf sugar in one quart of water, and boil it over large) as there are to be strings, and

into the other a slow fire; two drachms of acetic acid; four fasten as many brass pins, to which attach one ead ounces of tartaric acid; when cold, add two-penny

of the strings. Then string the instrument with worth of essence of lemon. Put one-sixth of the small catgut, or first fiddle-strings, fixing one end . above into each bottle filled with water, and add them and twisting the other round the opposite pes thirty grains of carbonate of soda; cork' it imme- These strings, which must not be drawn tight, mus diately, and it will be fit for use.

be tuned in unison. To procure a proper passa 29. STAFFORDSHIRE SYLLABUB.-Put a pint of is placed over the springs at about three ische

for the wind, a thin board, supported by four pers. cider, and a glass of brandy, sugar, and nutmeg: from the sounding-board. The instrument must be into a bowl, and milk into it; or pour warm milk exposed to the wind at a window partly open;

sse from a large teapot some height into it.

to increase the force of the current of air, either 30. SODA WATER IN BOTTLES.-Dissolve one the door of the room or any opposite window shooM ounce of carbonate of soda in one gallon of water; be opened. When the wind blows, the strings put it into bottles in the quantity of a tumblerful sound in unison; but as the force of the curs or half a pint to each ; having the cork ready, increases, the sound changes into a pleasant ad drop into each bottle half a drachm of tartaric or mixture of all the notes of the diatonic scal, citric acid in crystals; cork and wire it immedi ascending and descending, and these often uite in ately, and it will be ready for use at any time. the most delightful harmonic combinations.

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