eulogy


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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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When the minister had finished his eulogy with prayer a hymn was sung and the pall-bearers took their places beside the bier.
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.
Bob had not been aware of the injurious opinion for which Maggie was performing an inward act of penitence, but he smiled with pleasure at this handsome eulogy,--especially from a young lass who, as he informed his mother that evening, had "such uncommon eyes, they looked somehow as they made him feel nohow.
TUNIS (TAP)- A solemn ceremony was held, on Wednesday in the Carthage palace, during which the President of the Republic delivered an eulogy in honour of the twelve martyrs of the presidential guard, martyred in Tuesday's terrorist attack against their bus in Tunis.
And when it gets to the eulogy, he's not afraid to let rip.
This is a eulogy for our poetry nights at the bookstore.
Obama spoke deeply about faith, race and gun control and the Confederate flag - a symbol of black oppression - in his eulogy for the friend he simply called "Clem".
Mr Obama ended his eulogy for the Reverend Clementa Pinckney, singing Amazing Grace and also reading out the names of the nine victims.
com/altavista-eulogy-165366) wrote in a touching eulogy for AltaVista that expressed more than a little resentment at Yahoo.
Hundreds of people listened to her eulogy to her late husband not only in St Saviour's but also via video link in the equally full St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, which is just 100m away.
NBO: A Eulogy Written for My Funeral "Having shared the eulogy I wrote for the pretend death of my childhood best friend, I thought I'd share the other side of the coin: the eulogy she wrote for my own pretend funeral.
Like any good eulogy, this book focuses not only on death, but on life.