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“... of Eton, write of him: He who thinks To confound our Eton Sphinx Might as well be bowling Hobbs lobs. Sphinx! The very word points to a well-guarded double life. If, however, this last lead fails there is always that nest of homosexuals and Marxists, the Apostles, to provide the clue to the mystery. Indeed, one Oxford don has advanced the view that ...”