noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Melpomene
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Example sentences from the Web for Melpomene
The Melpomene frigate was attacked by several in the night of the 23rd, and had four men killed besides about twenty wounded.
Crebillon's father was greatly irritated on finding that his son had, as they said then, abandoned Themis for Melpomene.
Nicander supposes their mother to have been Melpomene: others make her Calliope.
Better to wear mask and buskin than to mar by any modernity of expression the calm majesty of Melpomene.Reviews|Oscar Wilde
O Melpomene, on whom your father has bestowed a clear voice and the harp, teach me the mournful strains.The Works of Horace|Horace