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Clio is often represented with a parchment scroll or a set of tablets.
  Greek mythology:  the Muse of history
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Zeus is said to have had 9 daughters, each of whom is a Muse (a kind of goddess in charge) of an art or science.
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  • Clio is often represented with a parchment scroll or a set of tablets.
  • This setback had not put a damper on his Himalayan career, however: he’d gone on to climb K2, Lhotse, Clio Oyu, Ama Dablam, and, in 1993, Everest without supplementary oxygen.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • He regretted the rule that would forbid freshmen to be outdoors after curfew, for he wanted to ramble through the shadowy scented lanes, where Witherspoon brooded like a dark mother over Whig and Clio, her Attic children, where the black Gothic snake of Little curled down to Cuyler and Patton, these in turn flinging the mystery out over the placid slope rolling to the lake.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • That one had won a Clio.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo

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  • They were Clio the muse of history, Euterpe of music, especially the flute, Thalia of comedy, Melpomene of tragedy, Terpsichore of dancing, Erato of erotic poetry, mistress of the lyre, Polyhymnia of sacred poetry, Urania of astronomy, Calliope of eloquence and epic poetry.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • …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 sped with the sunrise,…
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Dynamic and statuesque, thirty-eight years old, Fox was a ski patroller from Aspen, Colorado, who’d previously summitted two 8,000-meter peaks: Gasherbrum II in Pakistan, at 26,361 feet, and Everest’s 26,748-foot neighbor, Clio Oyu.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Five months after his Everest climb Lopsang summitted Clio Oyu with a Japanese team.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Continuing his quest to ascend all fourteen of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks, in September Boukreev traveled to Tibet and climbed both Clio Oyu and 26,291-foot Shisha Pangma.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Clio [8] , Calliope [7] , Thalia [7] , Euterpe [9] , Melpomene [9] , Terpsichore [9]
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