“An ex-Fellow of Trinity” and an assistant master in Dr. Wortle’s school, to which, because of the question as to the legality of his marriage, he brought trouble."...was a small wiry man, anything but robust in appearance, but still capable of great bodily exertion. He was a great walker. Labour in the school never seemed to fatigue him.... He was a constant reader, and could pass from one kind of mental work to another without fatigue.... Though he was a poor man, his own small classical library was supposed to be a repository of all that was known about Latin and Greek" - Dr. Wortle's School.