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CHAPTER X
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - LITERATURE UNDER THE GEORGES

they were too late. Johnson published in return a reply which was calm and dignified, but so scathing that it practically ended literary patronage save that of the public itself. The book came out. It was infinitely better than anything that preceded it, and it was received with an enthusiasm which in this age of dictionaries can hardly be imagined.
In the course of the seven years that Johnson spent on the dictionary, he published the Rambler, a periodical made up of essays written after the fashion of Addison's, but lacking Addison's light touch and graceful humour.
Neither these nor the dictionary added any amount to the author's finances ; and when, in the death of his mother occurred, he had not money for the funeral expenses. To raise it, he, wrote in the evenings of one week, Rasselas,. Prince of Abyssinia. This is usually called a story, but the characters serve only as mouthpieces for the various reflections of the author. " Abyssinia" is simply a convenient name for an imaginary "happy valley."
Seven years after the publication of the dictionary the government offered Johnson a pension of 300 pounds. Even in his poverty the independent lexicographer hesitated to accept it; and. well he might, for in his dictionary he had defined a pension as " pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country "; but he was finally made to see that the offered gift was not a bribe but a reward for what he had already accomplished. He accepted it, and then life became easier.
James Boswell, 1740-1795. It was about this time that he met a Scotsman named Boswell, who became

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