Nine goddesses of classical mythology who presided over learning and the arts. They were especially associated with poetry. Ancient Greek or Roman writers would often begin their poems by asking for the aid of the Muses in their composition.
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In the grand tradition of two of his greatest muses—Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham—Strange Desire is honest and deeply personal.The Rise of Jack Antonoff, the Taylor Swift Whisperer|Kevin Fallon|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the camp no-one knows themselves,” muses the monstrous commandant.
Though Rabinowitz muses that something like this would not only be impractical but also incite severe backlash.Porn Fights For Your Right to Surf: Pornhub, YouPorn, and Redtube Lead Charge For Net Neutrality|Aurora Snow|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Richard Avedon considered Hepburn one of his muses in the 50s and the two maintained a close professional relationship.Jonah Hill & Spike Jonze to Write Play For NYFW; Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter Makes Her Modeling Debut|The Fashion Beast Team|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he muses, why not regulate as if all people need guns, everywhere?
The exile too, far from home and kindred smokes on as he muses of happier hours gone never to return.
In these libraries were often displayed busts of great writers and statues of the Muses.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Aloud he muses, "Is there no place on Earth which is free from this contradiction?"The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
In mythology, the graces, the nymphs, and the muses are represented in snowy garments.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz
He keeps the subject in his mind, and muses on it in the intervals of business.John Ingerfield and Other Stories|Jerome K. Jerome