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25th Row.—1 long on the Ist of the 8 long in last row, 3 chain.* 7 long, the 1st into the 3rd loop, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 8 long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 8 long, the 1st on next long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, repeat from.*

29th Row.26 long, the 1st on the 4th of the 7 long in last row, 3 chain, miss 2 loops, 1 long on last long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, 1 long on long, 3 chain, repeat.

30th Row.19 long, the 1st on the 4th long in last row, 3 chain, 1 long on last long, 3 chain, * I long on long, 3 chain, repeat from, * 5 times more, miss 2 loops, repeat from beginning.

31st Row.1 long on the 1st of the 19 long, 3 chain, 1 long into 3rd loop, repeat this till the end of the 19 long,* then 3 chain, 1 long on long, repeat from,* till the beginning of the 19 long, then repeat from beginning.

32nd Row.5 long successively commencing on a long stitch, 3 chain, Do into next long stitch, 3 chain, repeat.

33rd Row.D® on D®, 3 chain, 7 long, the 1st into 3rd loop, 3 chain, repeat.

The size of this Serviette when washed and ironed will be 22 inches long and 18 inches wide.

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No. 6, Evans's Boars' Head Drab Cotton, or No. 6, White. In using the former it has one advantage, that it will never require washing, the expense is the

5 shades of Amber Wool, 6 skeins of the 4 lightest shades, and 12 of the darkest, 16 skeins of light Violet, the lightest shade of Amber should be bright Lemon, and the darkest a shade darker, than a Scarlet Orange, No. 16, Crochet Hook.

1st Row.— With Cotton make a chain of 334 stitches, work 4 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat.

2nd Row.-1 long on long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat. 3rd Row.-Same as last row.

4th Row.7 long, * 2 chain, 1 long on long, 2 chain, 1 long on long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 16 long, repeat from.*

5th Row.-10 long,* 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 22 long, repeat from."

6th Row.19 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 1 long into 3rd loop, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat.

7th Row.—1 long on long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops,* 13 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 7 long, the 1st into 3rd loop, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat from.*

8th Row.-1 long on long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, 1 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops,* 19 long, 2 chain, 1 long into 3rd loop, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat from.*

9th Row.-1 long on long, 2 chain, 1 long on long, 2 chain, 1 long on 1st long; 2 chain, * 13 long, the 1st into 3rd loop, 2 chain, I long into 3rd loop, 2 chain, 1 long on long, 2 chain, 1 long into 3rd loop, 2 chain, repeat from.*

10th Row.1 long on long, * 2 chain, 1 long into 3rd loop,

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11th Row.- The same as last row.
12th Row._4 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat.

Crochet the ends of the stripe. Work three of these stripes in Cotton, then work a row of long stitches in light Violet, working 1 long into every loop.

1st Row.— With the lightest shade of Amber work a chain of 11 stitches, unite the ends and work a row of D, draw the Wool to the back, tie it securely and cut it off, this must be done at every row, then work 11 long stitches, one into every loop, making 2 chain between each.

2nd Row.—2nd shade, D under the 2 chain, 5 chain, repeat.

3rd Row.–3rd shade, Do into the centre stitch of the 5 chain, 6 chain, repeat.

4th Row.-4th shade, D' under the centre of the 6 chain, 7 chain, repeat.

5th Rou.5th shade, Don D, 3 chain, 3 long under the 7 chain, 3 chain, repeat. This forms 1 circle, there should be 24 circles, the diameter of each being about 21 inches, join 12 of these circles on one side of a stripe and 12 on the other, then sew the other stripes on each side of the circles, work some chain stitches from one Violet edge to the other of the stripes at each end of the covering, catching up the points of the circles, about 24 stitches will be found sufficient, fasten in the ends securely into the cotton stripes, then with the Violet Wool work a row of long stitches one into every loop to correspond with the sides, then commence at one end and work up the side thus, 1 long, 2 chain, miss 2 loops, repeat this 44 times more, in turning back work Do till the 2nd long, then work 1 long on long, 2 chain, repeat, work forwards and back till there are 4 rows, do this on both sides.

For the Border on both ends.

1st Row._Take the Violet, make 7 chain, D into 6th loop. Then with darkest Amber, commence on the 1st D stitch of Violet, 5 chain, 5 long under the 7 chain, * 5 chain, De under next 7, 5 chain, De under next 7, 5 chain, 5 long under next 7,

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2nd Row.- Next shade, Do into 2nd loop, 5 chain,* De on 1st long, 5 chain, De on last long, 5 chain, 5 long under the 5 chain, 5 chain, repeat from.*

3rd Row.— Next shade, Do in 2nd loop, 5 chain, * 5 long under the 5 chain, 5 chain, De under 5 chain, 5 chain, De under 5 chain, 5 chain, repeat from.*

4th Rou.- Next shade, same as 2nd row. 5th Row.Lightest shade, same as 3rd.

Pull the work well, damp and lay it open between a cloth with a weight on it for 12 hours, then sew it up at the siles, take oz. of shaded Amber wool, cut it twice, divide it once and tie each portion into the 5th bar at the side as in engraving

HOME.

Who loveth not the memory of home

The sweet remembrance of bygone joys

Ere passion enervates or pleasure cloys,
Ere hope's bright visions fade in sorrow's gloom ;

Within, around, above,
Nature is yielding me a world's delight,

Witching with countless charms my willing mind

Yet to all these my inward gaze is blind
When I recur to thine enchantments bright-

Home of my youth and love!

SONNET
On the Death of a Poet.

SUGGESTED BY A VISIT TO ONE OF THE ROMANTIC FALLS ON THE DEVONSHIRE RIVER,

THE TEIGX, CONSECRATED BY THE MELANCHOLY MEMORY OF A SUICIDE,

Friend! we are friends ? then come away with me,

Where echo sleepeth in the mountain grot

A wild, untrodden, unfrequented spot :
Here died a poet-in his sweet minstrelsie
Hope liv'd, and love had being. He is dead.

He did not die in youth, for he had tried

All passion's disappointments, 'ere he died ;
But he is dead-to this world ever dead-
His foes had ceas'd their war—his friends had parted-

He was alone-nor wife nor child was near-
And he is 'neath the wave-his soul bath darted

Away where live the cherish'd and the dear;
They say, he died thus lone and broken-hearted,
To sleep with all his memories. Are they here.

F. C.

II APPY DAYS.

It is not much the world can give,

With all its subtle art,
And gold and gems are not the things

To satisfy the heart ;
But oh! if those who cluster round

The altar and the hearth,
Ilave gentle words and loving smiles

How beautiful is earth!

C. D. STEWART.

Written on the window-pane of an old secluded mansion are the following words :

“ Janet Wilson and Catherine Grey

Here spent many a happy day!”. These simple lines set us thinking: not wondering who Janet Wilson, or Catherine Grey might have been, but thinking of the happy days which they had once passed together in that ancient, and now deserted place. And yet we felt almost sure that the words were not written then, for how few keep record of happy days—but years afterwards, perhaps, with tears and fond regrets.

" 'Tis erer thus ;-God's daily gifts

Wake but a feeble lay;
We feel not, know not how to prize

Till they have passed away.“ How many happy days," writes an American author, “pass unnoticed periods in the table of life's chronology—unrecorded either in the book of memory, or the scanty annals of our thanksgiving. How many happy months are swept away beneath the silent wing of time, and leave nor name nor record in our hearts. Sweet moments of quietness and affection! Glad hours of hope and joy! Days, yea, many days began and ended in health and happiness—times and seasons of heaven's gracious beneficence! stand before us in the light of memory and command us to be thankful.” Memory, it has been beautifully said, is a poetess, and creates a past world of her own by shedding upon departed scenes and objects a mild and glorifying moonlight. And we are told also, and we know and feel that

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