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Achilles

of England, the Duke of Wellington (1769–1852).

Of Germany, Albert, Elector of Brandenburg (1414–1486).

Of Lombardy, brother of Sforza and Palamēdēs. All the three brothers were in the allied army of Godfrey (Jerusalem Delivered). Achilles of Lombardy was slain by Corinna. This was not a complimentary title, but a proper name.

Of Rome, Lucius Sicin ius Dentātus, the Roman tribune; also called the Second Achilles. Put to death B.C. 450.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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