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A universal biographical dictionary: containing the lives of the most celebrated characters of every age and nation, embracing warriors, heroes, poets, philosophers, historians, politicians, statesmen, lawyers, physicians, divines, discoverers, inventors, and generally, all such individuals, as from the earliest periods of history to the present time have been distinguished among mankind : 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