A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most Celebrated Characters of Every Age and Nation ... to which is Added, a Dictionary of the Principal Divinities and Heros of Grecian and Roman Mythology; and Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Living Characters
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