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