There are mysteries of the toilet which pass all comprehension. They may be met without even going beyond names. These are g-enerally said to be in the French language and include such terms as "groseille ecrasee" and ' -crapaud mort d'amour. " The last Is interpreted by the learned ■■toad that died of love," and is, or was, a very washy shade of green. When it comes to materiala, what can beat "peau de soie" for poetic suggestiveness - after one has studied it out? With the aid oí a French dictionary it will be found to tand for ■ 'silk skirj "