To better see all uses of the word
Calliope
in
Leaves of Grass
please enable javascript.

Calliope -- from Greek mythology
Used In
Leaves of Grass
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • …deceas’d through time, her voice by Castaly’s fountain, Silent the broken-lipp’d Sphynx in Egypt, silent all those centurybaffling tombs, Ended for aye the epics of Asia’s, Europe’s helmeted warriors, ended the primitive call of the muses, Calliope’s call forever closed, Clio, Melpomene, Thalia dead, Ended the stately rhythmus of Una and Oriana, ended the quest of the holy Graal, Jerusalem a handful of ashes blown by the wind, extinct, The Crusaders’ streams of shadowy midnight troops…

  • There are no more uses of "Calliope" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Calliope is now best known as Homer’s muse.
  • On her end, I could hear cartoons playing—rubbery voices and calliope music—then suddenly not.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading