girl ouce went to the city to pay a vigit .o ono of her old and best friends. Chis friend was married to a rioh oity merchant, and wes a leader of fashioD. Id city etiquette, of course, the vititor was verdant, and made numerous mistakes. Her friend wished to nithite her fully nto the " mysteries," and as they were going to a large ball, cave her tbo following instruotioDS, viz : " Eat only oue cake and one saucer of ioe crcani, and when your attendant prcsses you to take more, answer that you have masticated a suffieiency, and inore would be a auporfluity." Tilinga went on smoothly until hor attendant asked her to partake of inore refreshmcnts, when to the horror of her frieod and amusement of the company, she answored in a loud voico : " I have evaporated insufEeiently ; and moro would go flippity-floppity.