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Cary, Henry Francis (1772-1844), an English poet, born at Birmingham, educated at Oxford, and vicar of Abbots Bromley, is chiefly noted for his translation of Dante's Divina Commedia. He also translated Pindar's Odes, and Aristophanes' Birds, and wrote a continuation of Johnson's Lives of the Poets, and Lives of the Old French Poets; and published editions of several English poets. For some years he was assistant-librarian at the British Museum.