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Cam and Isis

The universities of Cambridge and Oxford; so called from the rivers on which they stand.

“May you, my Cam and Isis, preach it long, `The right divine of kings to govern wrong.' ”

Pope: Dunciad; iv. 187.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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