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THE election—Jowett removes to the Lodge-Term begins -
Jowett at home- Reforms: The laundresses; the grace in Hall ;
the Undergraduates' Library-Dinner at the Albion Tavern-The
translation of Plato-Life and work-Interview with Mazzini-
Jowett in Switzerland-At Tummel Bridge-At Glasgow for the
Scott Centenary-Letters, &c.
ON
N September 7, 1870, Jowett was elected Master of

Balliol. The election was of course à foregone
conclusion. For some years past his position in the
College had been such that no other choice was possible.
No other person could have been Master except in name,
unless indeed Jowett had left Oxford. But cosa fatta
capo ha, and the election, though expected, was an event.
Not a week had elapsed since the battle of Sedan and
the fall of the French Empire ; yet the papers found
time to say a few words about Balliol and Jowett.

Every one was asking: What use would he make of
his new position ? Would he cast aside all restraint,

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PORTRAIT FROM WATER-COLOUR BY LADY ABERCROMBY
(1892)

Frontispiece

J. MAZZINI AND PROFESSOR JOWETT. (From a Drawing
by Lord Carlisle)

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TUMMEL BRIDGE AND INN, PERTHSHIRE

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PART OF THE NEW HALL, BALLIOL COLLEGE

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The DINING Room, MASTER'S LODGE, BALLIOL COLLEGE

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FACSIMILE OF LATER HANDWRITING (1888).

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PORTRAIT FROM PHOTOGRAPH BY CAMERON (1893) To face page 408

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Vol. II, p. 67, l. 5 from foot, omit the words the first who

held that office.'

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