Foreign News: Sacred Groves of Academe

"Ludicrous," hooted a tutor of history. "Vandalism," cried a teacher of the classics. "Shocking . . . dreadful . . . tragic," roared Christ Church's most distinguished scientist, Lord Cherwell. It was inconceivable, exploded another don, that a Cabinet with 13 of its 18 members Oxonians, and five of them—including Prime

Minister Eden—Christ Church men at that, should countenance "this thing." He added darkly: "Duncan Sandys, brash, hard-faced, inhuman man that he is, was doubtless able to push it through because the Cabinet was exhausted by the Suez crisis."

Magdalen Madness. The "thing" that rocked Oxford (pop. 98,675) to its 12th century foundations...

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