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Home | 2018 | January

New Year's Greetings from the Oxford Sausage, 1772

Posted by Richard on UTC 2018-01-01 07:12.

From the 'Oxford Sausage': frontispiece. From the 'Oxford Sausage': title page.

The New Year's Gift

From the 'Oxford Sausage': 'The New Year's Gift' 1 From the 'Oxford Sausage': 'The New Year's Gift' 2 From the 'Oxford Sausage': 'The New Year's Gift' 3 From the 'Oxford Sausage': 'The New Year's Gift' 4

Nell Batchelor, an Oxford Pye-Woman

The contributors to The Oxford Sausage were, as the title suggests, much preoccupied by food – and in particular those student staples, pies and sausages. Their skilled makers deserved their epitaphs:

From the 'Oxford Sausage': 'Epitaph to the pie-house memory of Nell Batchelor, an Oxford Pye-Woman.'

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