calliope is one of the women in whose presence one can wrap one's Christmas gifts.
The man inside the calliope, the fireman, was too industrious.
calliope smiled a little, with her way of coming back to the moment from the four great horizons.
"No need to go to the table if you don't want," calliope told her.
When Peleg had gone back to the woodshed, calliope slipped away too.
"We'll set the table for seven folks," said calliope, at my house on Thanksgiving morning.
Now like the music of a calliope the squeak of his wagon wheels awoke the village.
Just before twelve calliope caught off her apron and pulled down her sleeves.
Over night calliope had hung out signals of approaching low spirits.
"Then there is calliope Marsh," I ventured, to turn my thought not less than hers.
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.)).