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encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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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.
Willingham (modern foreign languages, Baylor University) presents chapters on the life of Esquivel, a survey of literary criticism of her work and an encomium from her friend Elenea Poniatowska Amor, before the essays on individual books.
Thus addressed, its description falls within the generic confines of the encomium. [70] As a paean to music, Casoni's treatise is, in fact, a musical encomium, one of many in a long tradition of epideictic oratory on music as "harmony," construed in the variety of its applications to cosmic, human, and specifically musical phenomena.
The first outstanding example of fool's literature was Sebastian Brant's Narrenschiff, Das (1494; The Ship of Fools), which inspired such biting moral satires as Thomas Murner's poem Narrenbeschworung (1512; "Exorcism of Fools") and Erasmus' Encomium moriae (1509; The Praise of Folly).
Update: After writing the above encomium, we were delighted some days ago to see Pilar's character making another 'reappearance' on the show-with a 'mature flirtation on romance' twist added on to it, for good measure.
They fit well together as a whole as something of an encomium to the city.
This is not the main Pritzker Prize site which is at www.pritzkerprize.com and has a nice picture of the bloke himself plus the official encomium on his manifest talents but no images.
For the student of Stuart court theater, then, the discovery of a new masque is an exciting event, both for its addition of a fresh piece to the puzzle of early seventeenth-century political and theatrical history and for the sheer enjoyment of savoring yet another richly resonant amalgam of myth, philosophy, encomium, and scenic grandeur.
His prose works, most of which remained unpublished, include a life of the Virgin Mary consisting of sermons for her feast days and an encomium on Eve's apple.