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University Reform

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THE speech of Lord Salisbury on introducing a bill to reform the University of Oxford, inaugurates a fresh epoch in the history of University reform. The speech nominally referred to Oxford only, but the principles enunciated in it apply equally to both Universities. The defects of the Oxford system, pointed out with such clearness by Lord Salisbury, are also the defects of the Cambridge system, and the remedies to be applied, must, in their broader features, be the same for the two Universities.

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