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CHAPTER X
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - LITERATURE UNDER THE GEORGES

his humble worshipper. Wherever Johnson went Boswell followed. Boswell asked all sorts of questions, both useful and idle, just to see what reply his oracle would make. The great man snubbed the little man, and the little man hastened home to write in his journal what a superb snub it was. Mrs Boswell was not pleased. " I have seen a bear led by a man," she said, "but never before a man led by a bear." Johnson once wrote to her, "The only thing in which I have the honour to agree with you is in loving him" ; for the young worshipper had at last won a re
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