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eulogy

a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died
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He voices a genuine love of Nature, like Wither often in the pastoral form; but his best-known poem is the 'Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland,' containing the famous eulogy of King Charles' bearing at his execution.
Eulogy's Aidan Brady said: "This survey is a great example of the success Irish people consistently achieve in international commerce and the entrepreneurial drive we bring to the British economy."
Yesterday more than 400 mourners heard a eulogy from fellow showbiz star, actor and lifelong friend Roy Barraclough.
Summary: A Kuwaiti Shiite cleric detained in connection with a eulogy for a slain top Hizbullah commander was released on bail Tuesday along with four others in a case that has sharply highlighted the sectarian tensions in this tiny, oil-rich Gulf emirate that is a close US ally.
HH Watch The Royal Tenenbaums or even The Simpsons again for intelligent and incisive study of a dysfunctional family - and as a reminder of what Eulogy could have been given the quality of the cast.
Fortunately, this is a eulogy for the organization and not the man, but it has to be said that Danny (above) is both a wonderful human being and one of the most talented concert-style jazz choreographers in America today.
THE Stratford-based brother of legendary disc jockey John Peel was today due to give a eulogy at the funeral in Bury St Edmunds.
In a June 30 New York Post eulogy for Buckley's career, columnist Eric Fettman praised him as someone who "helped drive truly extremist elements, like the John Birch Society, out of mainstream conservatism at a time when their 'paranoid and unpatriotic drivel' threatened to discredit the entire movement." Of course, "unpatriotic" in this context meant resistance to the creation of the "totalitarian bureaucracy" Buckley championed.
Cardinal Turcotte was the chief celebrant, and in his eulogy he said that Ryan exemplified Christian values of devotion, reflection, and generosity, and that he remained faithful to his deepest convictions, faithful to his family, to the Church, to his province and to his country.
I couldn't help but think how marvelous it would have been had the eulogy been delivered at the end of Mass, since Thomas Farrell, a faithful man who was willing to lay down his life to protect the Holy Father, delivered a brief, eloquent, humorous, faith-filled and loving tribute to the woman who taught him to give up one's life for one's friends.
John McCain, a man whose words always seem to come from a place very close to the soul, said it all magnificently in his eulogy to the six-foot-five former rugby great from the U.
Coming from the AR, the eulogy itself is rather baffling: 'it will be a cultural disaster if this thoughtful scheme was turned down.