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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Clio
 
was one of the nine Muses, the inventress of historical and heroic poetry.   1
   Clio. Addison is so called because his papers in the Spectator are signed by one of the four letters in this word, probably the initial letters of Chelsea, London, Islington, Office. (See NOTARICA.)   2
   See Professor Morley’s “Introduction to the Spectator,” on the subject.   3
 


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