encomium


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
References in classic literature ?
Without subscribing to these perhaps exaggerated encomiums, I can truly say that my abode in the city was mainly agreeable, and my intercourse with the inhabitants productive of much amusement and instruction.
He early began to lavish his abuse on the sterile grounds they passed, and gave any thing but encomiums on the smoothness of the road they were travelling.
To deny the deep gratification I felt at the encomiums I received, would be hypocrisy.
Hereby, she earned among them the reputation of a condescending and very charitable young lady; and their encomiums were sure to be repeated to Mr.
Matthew Fishbane, an editor at Tablet, has written his own encomium to his Jewish self, then measured Kraft up against this model and found him wanting.
Among them are the infancy Gospel of Thomas (Syriac), an encomium of Mary Magdalene, the legend of the 30 pieces of silver, the acts of Cornelius the centurion, the epistle of pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite to Timothy concerning the deaths of the apostles Peter and Paul, and the Tiburtine Sibyl.
FROM THE FOLKS who brought you We Shall Never Forget 9/11: The Kids' Book of Freedom, comes Ted Saves America, a do-it-yourself encomium to likely GOP presidential contender Sen.
The essays are Lorenzo Valla and the De falso credita donatione: Rhetoric,Freedom, and Ecclesiology in the Fifteenth Century; and Lorenzo Valla between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: The Encomium of St.
IEEE techno-cultural festival - Encomium v10 - begins this weekend in the NCR
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Activists of the Rashtrawadi Sena Party on Wednesday staged demonstration against former senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Jaswant Singh showering encomium on founder of Pakistan, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, in his book.
But I would prefer to see it as a preliminary outline for a potentially fuller oratorical treatment of its subject--an encomium of Homer.
Dr Sheffield's book focuses on Socrates' encomium on eros in four chapters (pp.