Terrae filius

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formerly, one appointed to write a satirical Latin poem at the public acts in the University of Oxford; - not unlike the prevaricator at Cambridge, England.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Expelled from the University of Oxford in 1719, Amhurst settled in London and began a series of satirical papers entitled Terrae Filius ("Son of the Land").