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Terpsichore   Listen
Terpsichore  n.  (Gr. Myth.) The Muse who presided over the choral song and the dance, especially the latter.

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"Terpsichore" Quotes from Famous Books

... half-drunken gravity; "he's got to come back. We can't afford to lose him this early. And he can't afford to lose us. The best life of this glorious commonwealth is as yet a sealed book to him. It is our sacred duty, gentlemen, to break those seals. What does he know of our temples of Terpsichore? Our altars to the gods of chance? ...
— The Gray Dawn • Stewart Edward White

... many-twinkling feet! whose charms Are now extended up from legs to arms; Terpsichore!—too long misdeem'd a maid— Reproachful term—bestow'd but to upbraid— Henceforth in all the bronze of brightness shine, The least a vestal of the virgin Nine. Far be from thee and thine the name of prude; Mock'd, yet triumphant; sneer'd at, unsubdued; Thy legs must move to conquer as they fly, ...
— English Satires • Various

Words linked to "Terpsichore" :   nauch, toe dancing, ritual dancing, variation, diversion, pas de deux, pavan, saraband, slam dance, recreation, muse, saltation, heel, break dance, pas de quatre, nautch, dance, shimmy, ritual dance, hoofing, nautch dance, social dancing, slam dancing, toe dance, trip the light fantastic toe, Greek mythology, tap dance, terpsichorean, adagio, stage dancing, belly dance, phrase, pas de trois, clog, choreography, duet, mambo, trip the light fantastic, sidestep, tap, step dancing

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