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 One-horse System (A).One Step from the Sublime to the Ridiculous. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
One - horse Universities.
 
Petty local universities.   1
        “The provincial University of Toronto was thrown open to Nonconformists, unluckily not before the practice of chartering sectarian institutions had been introduced, and Canada had been saddled with ‘one-horse universities.’”—Prof. Goldwin Smith: Nineteenth Century, July, 1886, p. 21.
 


 One-horse System (A).One Step from the Sublime to the Ridiculous. 

 
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