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Victoria University College Carnival, 1914

Terrible Pic

Terrible Pic.

Salamanca Male Quartet.
Once there lived a mathematician,
Terrible Pic they called him;
Fired he was with a heavenly mission—
Nothng on earth appalled him.
A great reforming light was Pic,
A fearless .soul and free;
He was a "Christian heretic"—
Whatever that may be.
He did not care a straw,

Regent Cigarettes Have No Equal.

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Regent Cigarettes in Beautiful Vest Pocket Tins.

What the populace thought;
Yet their caprice is law
On the Te-en-nis Court.
How was our Pie
Suddenly changed!
Was it a trick?
Was it arranged?

He we thought so high and proud,
Despising Mrs. Grundy,
Pandered to the vulgar crowd,
And closed the court on Sunday.
He would let us play:
He didn't give a damn*
On any other day
But Sunday.
A day a damn,
A damn a day (till tired).

"He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one." —King Henry.