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Miss Sówyn, Chelsea.


Hail beauty, such is thine electric touch,
It fill the veins and animates the pulse,
Of all who but beheld thee!

††††††††††† This lovely female is rather tall, but elegantly made with a most enchanting bosom, a fair complexion and excellent features, her mouth is small, but looks when closed like a rose when it begins to bud, fine expressive blue eyes and beautiful teeth; dresses most elegantly, and is just turned of sixteen; she is the natural daughter of an Officer, who died about twelve years ago in the East-India, and is now kept by a friend of her father's, who had her educated at a boarding school, and who took her from it about two years ago; this gentleman took for her a lodging on the King's Road, just by a lazy nursery, and like the celebrated Rós, is very fond of hair combing preparatory to the amorous conflict; and as soon as the hair-dresser is gone, he generally begins his operation, and combs with a tortoiseshell comb her beautiful tresses, which are always highly perfumed with the most odoriferous scent; when he has done, Miss retires into her bed-room to finish her dress, then take a walk into the nursery, and soon returns to the arms of her keeper with a most beautiful bouquet in her bosom, almost as large as a broom, being passionately fond, as well as her keeper, of the sweet perfume of flowers, particularly when she celebrates the rites of Venus; and it is questionable, as a certain author says, whether the enjoyment of a woman be not more luscious when dressed than in puris naturalibus; and it is demonstrable that one thus enjoys her in a two-fold manner, for it is an axiom in sensuality that the sight contributes very much to its gratification; by preferring her dressed, it must not be however understood to mean her when encumbered with all the articles that complete the court or ball dress: of stiff stays, she should by all means, be divested; white seems the most voluptuous dress; her hair elegantly dressed and highly perfumed; the head-dress adorned with large feathers, but an indispensable article in the dress of a young woman, is, a very large nosegay of natural flowers, or artificial ones well scented, and which she should wear on the left side of her bosom, as high as the ear,óthis mode of wearing them being reckoned exceeding lascivious, and indeed there is no appendage in the whole catalogue of female dress which raises lust so powerfully as those enormous bouquets, which our women of fashion wear, their luxurious perfume not only provoke desires, but aggravate very much venereal enjoyments; they lose, however, their effect, if not worn, as mentioned before, very high on the left side of the bosom, and monstrously large, for the larger they are, the greater their influence on the amateurs of that most effeminate ornament; but to return to our charmer, a ten pound bank note will have its due influence if properly presented, and considering the inexpressible pleasure received in the arms of this young and delicate female, we think she deserves it. She is frequently to be noticed in the green boxes of the Theatres, and in the season at Ranelagh; generally dressed in white with a profusion of feathers, and seldom without a most enormous bouquet in her bosom; she keeps a chariot, and a negro servant always attends her.


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