Cries Celia to a reverend Dean

First Line Cries Celia to a reverend Dean
Author Robert Dodsley
Date 1737

Epigram [Marriage, courtship; Humour].

Transcribed from "An Epigram." Gentleman's Magazine: and historical chronicle, vol. 7, January 1737, p. 50. British Periodicals, [ProQuest document ID:] 8362264. 



Cries Cælia to a reverend Dean, 

What reason can be given, 

Since marriage is a holy thing,

That there is none in heaven?


There are no Women, he reply'd:

She quick returns the jest—

Women there are, but I'm afraid,

They cannot find a Priest.