"Old King Cole"
Government, Politics, Education
Describes the activities of Henry Cole of the Department of Science and Art, including his ability to scorn royal commissions, his taking of the 'tax and toll / Of the grants for Science and Art', his bringing of schools 'on their knees, for alms or fees', and his recent sending of a huge bill to the Treasury.
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