A Moral Alphabet, Page 43

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O
stands for Oxford. Hail ! salubrious seat
Of learning ! Academical Retreat!
Home of my Middle Age ! Malarial Spot
Which People call Medeeval (though it’s not).
The marshes in the neighbourhood can vie
With Cambridge, but the town itself is dry,
And serves to make a kind of Fold or Pen

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