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 Calypso’s Isle.Cama. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cam and Isis.
 
The universities of Cambridge and Oxford; so called from the rivers on which they stand.   1
       
“May you, my Cam and Isis, preach it long,
‘The right divine of kings to govern wrong.’”
       
Pope: Dunciad, iv. 187.
 


 Calypso’s Isle.Cama. 

 
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