eulogy


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We may easily seem ridiculous in our eulogy of courtesy, whenever we insist on benevolence as its foundation.
Thereupon a eulogy of the marvellous fish, with a thousand delicate allusions to the young betrothed of Marguerite of Flanders, then sadly cloistered in at Amboise, and without a suspicion that Labor and Clergy, Nobility and Merchandise had just made the circuit of the world in his behalf.
Fleming himself wrote a few words of eulogy on the front page.
I regretted it especially," he resumed, taking the usual course from detraction to insincere eulogy, "because of my gratitude and respect towards my cousin.
And as for his personal qualities, I'm sure human eulogy couldn't go further.
Mournfully and low the man of God began his eulogy of the dead, and his doleful voice, mingled with the sobbing which it was its purpose to stimulate and sustain, rose and fell, seemed to come and go, like the sound of a sullen sea.
Your eulogy costs us four thousand eight hundred francs, son-in-law
A very favorable representative of it is the admirable, eulogy on Shakspere included in the first folio edition of Shakspere's works.
Krempe had now commenced an eulogy on himself, which happily turned the conversation from a subject that was so annoying to me.
He bowed with icy deference when my terms of eulogy were all exhausted, and silently opened the door for me to go out into the passage again.
Some were yet bargaining for good places, and stood in them in a state of indecision: gazing at the slowly-swelling crowd, and at the workmen as they rested listlessly against the scaffold-- affecting to listen with indifference to the proprietor's eulogy of the commanding view his house afforded, and the surpassing cheapness of his terms.
Receiving an encouraging answer, she condensed the narrative of her life into a few scanty words about herself and a glowing eulogy upon her father; and Flora took it all in with a natural tenderness that quite understood it, and in which there was no incoherence.