Coelebs In Search of a Wife
Daughter of God and man, accomplish'd Eve.
I will not, however, affirm that Adam, or even Milton, annexed to the term accomplished precisely the idea with which it is associated in the mind of a true modern-bred lady.
It may be objected to the poet's gallantry that he remarks
How beauty is excell'd by manly grace, And wisdom, which alone is truly fair;
let it be remembered that the observation proceeds from the lips of Eve herself, and thus adds to her other graces, the crowning grace of humility.
I am a young man, not quite four and twenty, of an ancient and respectable family, and considerable e