- n. Plural form of Muse.
“Apparently the New Orleans pronunciation of the names of the Muses is much closer to an Anglicized (or more accurately, as you said, "New Orleansized") version of the French than it is to any adaptation directly from the classical Greek pronunciation.”
“Her fanciful reference to the powerful but imaginary "virgin Muses" (l. 41) is framed by the all too practical references in ll. 40 and 42, which remind us that in early modern culture, a "virgin" was first and foremost an unattached and thus relatively powerless woman.”
“She expresses affection for the "virgin Muses" while also accepting the need to marry.”
“Did I tell you of her before, and how she is the niece of Lord Cork, and poetess by grace of certain Irish Muses?”
“Although Moulsworth professes "love" for the "virgin Muses" (l. 41), she also realizes that too exclusive a devotion to them would have left her "a virgin to this houre" (l.”
“[I] t was fabled by the poets that the Muses were the daughters of Jove and Memory.”
“Though their parentage is uncertain, most stories hold that the Muses were the daughters of Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory, and Zeus.”
“The all woman crew called Muses picked a super hero theme for their float this year.”
“I'm a lieutenant in Muses, which is a huge women's organization here.”
“Muses, that is to say, the nine noble and royal disciplines.”
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