Education: If She Be Not Fair to Me

High Street in Oxford has seen some strange sights. One day last week it saw another. Attired in velvet smoking jacket, with an orchid, a lily and a white harebell in his buttonhole, David Burdett, Queen's College undergraduate, paraded up & down in front of the East Gate pub, opposite his college. He was attended by two sandwich men, whose signs read: "Rita is Unfair to David."

David stopped before the pub, posted his sandwich men. To an interested crowd he then read aloud an ode of his own contriving. The ode proclaimed his ardent love for Rita Harvey, barmaid.

Onlookers suggested that...

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