calliope is one of the women in whose presence one can wrap one's Christmas gifts.
"No need to go to the table if you don't want," calliope told her.
calliope smiled a little, with her way of coming back to the moment from the four great horizons.
"We'll set the table for seven folks," said calliope, at my house on Thanksgiving morning.
When Peleg had gone back to the woodshed, calliope slipped away too.
Just before twelve calliope caught off her apron and pulled down her sleeves.
Now like the music of a calliope the squeak of his wagon wheels awoke the village.
"Then there is calliope Marsh," I ventured, to turn my thought not less than hers.
Over night calliope had hung out signals of approaching low spirits.
That's the way,' calliope said shyly, 'lovin' always ought to be, my notion.
1858, "steam-whistle keyboard organ," named for Calliope, ninth and chief muse, presiding over eloquence and epic poetry, Latinized from Greek Kalliope, literally "beautiful-voiced," from kalli-, combining form of kallos "beauty" + opos (genitive of *ops) "voice," related to Latin vox (see voice (n.)).