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Melpomene
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Melpomene
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • Her looks were calm and nearly rigid, like a slightly animated bust of Melpomene.

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  • Melpomene is often depicted with a tragic mask or a crown of cypress.
  • , the grand age; a theatre, the temple of Melpomene; the reigning family, the august blood of our kings; a concert, a musical solemnity; the General Commandant of the province, the illustrious warrior, who, etc. ; the pupils in the seminary, these tender levities; errors imputed to newspapers, the imposture which distills its venom through the columns of those organs; etc. The lawyer had, accordingly, begun with an explanation as to the theft of the apples,—an awkward matter couched inů
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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