Benjamin, 1817–93, English educator and Greek scholar.
Historical Examples

A still more welcome visitor in 1873 was Jowett, his old Oxford friend, who never lost his place in Morier’s affections.
Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore

That Jowett would write wisely and well was in the nature of things.
Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton

Of the same devoted class also was Jowett who, on a higher plane, was as wise and discerning a scout as any leader ever had.
The World For Sale, Complete Gilbert Parker

Jowett spent on advertising every year a quarter of a million, it was said.
Tommy and Co. Jerome K. Jerome

The letter in which Borrow replied to Mr Jowett is probably the most remarkable he ever wrote.
The Life of George Borrow Herbert Jenkins

The one was Jowett; the other, an older, stouter man, must be Farmer Eames.
Great Uncle Hoot-Toot Mrs. Molesworth

Ingolby blinked at Jowett reflectively, and his mouth gave a twist that lent to his face an almost droll look.
The World For Sale, Complete Gilbert Parker

To Mr. Jowett she was able to open unreservedly her truest thoughts.
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook

One passage, though not among those to which Mr. Jowett more particularly objected, will serve to illustrate his point of view.
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook

Mr. Jowett was often a visitor on these occasions for a few days at a time.
The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2 Edward Tyas Cook

Benjamin. 1817–93, British classical scholar and educator: translated the works of Plato


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