noun Classical Mythology.
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Origin of Melpomene
Example sentences from the Web for melpomene
To Thalia and Melpomene are given the realms of comic and tragic poetry.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
Melpomene, assume that pride which your merits have acquired, and willingly crown my hair with the Delphic laurel.The Works of Horace|Horace
It was a cheap shrine, but I tell you, now, Melpomene was right in it.Harvard Stories|Waldron Kintzing Post
On the other hand, he could not divest himself of the idea that Melpomene was in love with him.Gryll Grange|Thomas Love Peacock
We were to be called for at the Blue Posts, and a boat would fetch us off to the Melpomene frigate.Merry-Garden and Other Stories|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch