Punch,  50 (1866), 82.

University Notices



Announcement, Spoof


Universities, Education, Lecturing, Botany, Narcotics, Pharmaceuticals, Quackery, Physiology, Domestic Economy, Chemistry, Mechanics, Anatomy, Machinery

    Announces the subjects to be covered in lecture courses given by various professors at the University of Oxford. The subjects are either absurdly trivial or subversive. For example, the 'Regius Professor of Medicine will deliver a course of Holloway's Pills to any gentleman desirous of taking them' and the 'Professor of Mechanical Philosophy will lecture during the present term on Hair Brushing by machinery with observations on the Heads of Houses'.

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