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Vol. XXXIX for the YEAR 1808.
Printed for G.ROBINSON,
N°25 Paternofter Row.
This Number is embellished with the following Copper-plates,
1. An elegant FRONTISPIECE.
2. PORTRAIT of SIR SIDNEY SMITH.
3. Fashionable AFTERNOON and FULL DRESS.
4. A new and elegant PATTERN for a HALF-HANDKERCHIEF, orVEIL.
Printed for G. ROBINSON, No. 25, Paternoster-Row; Where Favours from Correspondents continue to be received.
WE are sorry W. M. T.'s letter came too late for the insertion of the piece he mentions in the Supplement; he will find it in the present Number.
Mr. Webb's Walk VI. and his Elegiac Lines in our next.
The communications of Caroline, Celestina, and T. C. are intended for insertion.
The Editor will be much obliged to the ingenious Authoress of the Sketches from Nature to favour him with her address, a mistake having occurred with respect to a small part of her manuscript.
TO THE PUBLIC.
THE revolution of another year has brought the return of that season which imposes on us the pleasing duty of addressing, with the sincerest expressions of gratitude, those to whose candid and truly - liberal encouragement and support we are so much indebted, and whose approbation we have made every exertion, and, as we are extremely happy to find, not unsuccessfully, to obtain.
The LADY'S MAGAZINE, through the whole of the long period during which it has now been published, has not deviated from its original plan. It has constantly continued a vehicle for useful instruction and innocent amusement. It has been an asylum for the fugitive pieces produced by female genius, whether in its first dawn, or when arrived at more perfect maturity; and with many of these, considerable merit, it has occasionally been honoured. Of this the novels now publishing in it from time to time, all of which are the production of ingenious lad are a sufficient proof. Numerous, likewise, are the pieces of original and ingenious poetry which it has ushered into the world, and of which we have lately received many from various Correspondents; some of whom have long favoured us with their pleasing productions, while others have more recently commenced a communication with us. To these we wish to express our utmost gratitude for favours long continued, and our A 2