"That is my tutor," whispered the little stranger.
Only young Nicholas and his tutor remained.
In 1857 he became tutor and his fame as a scholar grew rapidly.
Theologian, tutor, university reformer, a great master of a college, Jowett's best claim to the remembrance of succeeding generations was his greatness as a moral teacher.
He was prepared for college by a private tutor, studied for two years at the Farmers' College, near Cincinnati, and in 1852 graduated from Miami University, at that time the leading educational institution in the State of Ohio.