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The epistle is strongly influenced by epistolary and panegyrical traditions.
For more plausible examples of this profile Kernan might have been better looking at playwrights like Jonson or Daniel, who wrote masques and panegyrical poetry and did achieve court rewards.
9) This sense that James had been grievously wronged as a result of the vicissitudes he had been forced to undergo also played an important part in the panegyrical literature directed at him.
Epideictic oratory was panegyrical, declamatory, and demonstrative.
Following some eighty further lines of panegyrical platitudes--'Whenever She spoke, how ev'ry Bosom glow'd' (line 28), 'How well her looks her tender Heart express'd' (line 39)--the anonymous poet concludes in more interesting vein, by deftly requesting an elegy on the Viscountess from Pope himself:
Praising the deeds of the reigning emperors, Oration 59 closely follows the established patterns of panegyrical oratory.
The panegyrical introduction in the above quote assures us that the description that follows is of the twelve instruments invented by Ghazan and also that they are in their original forms, because it implies that the treatise was written during Ghazan's lifetime (or between 1300 and 1304).
Correction: In an era of unbridled optimism gone bust, the ubiquitous media presence of the unassuming Princeton economist who has become--in Time's panegyrical prose--"our mild-mannered economic overlord" and the "most powerful nerd on the planet" would make Ben Bernanke a shoo-in for Time's Man of the Year.
1475-1529), who managed to include an equivalent to the Virgilian storm at sea in his panegyrical epic poem on the war of succession in landlocked Bavaria.
Panegyrical romances will never be written, nor flattering orations spoken, to transmit me to posterity in brilliant colors.
Other essays demonstrate how in England, representations of James I shifted and were ever changing, were the composite creation of many hands, responded to European contexts and models, and, even in the most panegyrical form of masque, were never simple flattery or propaganda.