How To Use Encomium In A Sentence

  • I haven't read too many of these phony encomiums, but a typical theme seems to be that, love him or hate him, he was a ‘great’ man.
  • After such encomiums there is only one thing left to say and it is this - if you are going to read just one American novel this year, let this be the one.
  • Mrs. Robinson had afterwards the gratification of finding this offspring of her genius inserted in the Annual Register, with a flattering encomium from the pen of the eloquent and ingenious editor. Memoirs of Mary Robinson
  • Her original choreographies based on Indian mythology and contemporary issues earned her encomiums from around the world.
  • He appeared more than happy to be the coach of the Hong Kong cricket team and showered encomiums on Hong Kong cricket.
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  • ‘I also feel happy to know that it is receiving encomiums from various quarters,’ he added.
  • By the time our friend has reached the eleventh chapter of Hebrews the eloquent encomium which is there pronounced upon faith will not seem strange to him. The Pursuit of God
  • But the most frequently recorded encomiums come from men and women in his own constituency.
  • Mantinea, and which you may call the encomium of love, or what you please. The Symposium
  • Yet amid all the encomiums the coming days will bring, it's worth remembering that he was for many years at odds with the critical establishment, and occasionally with audiences too.
  • B is for boring encomiums thanking mum, dad, Fido the dog – and, of course, my wonderful wife. Rupert Murdoch: don't fear an old man in his twilight years
  • This won him encomiums, inside and outside the House.
  • It starts off with a satirical learned encomium after the manner of the Greek satirist Lucian; it then takes a darker tone in a series of orations, as Folly praises self-deception and madness and moves to a satirical examination of pious but superstitious abuses of Catholic doctrine and corrupt practices in parts of the Roman Catholic Church — to which Erasmus was ever faithful — and the folly of pedants (including Erasmus himself). Capsule Summaries of the Great Books of the Western World
  • Those who from time to time sit at Mr. Speaker's right have certain encomiums coming to them as well, but you didn't ask me to speak on that aspect of the parliamentary process, so I am content to leave it at that. The Role of the Opposition in Parliament
  • Rae's two invisible doors earned her Petra's ultimate encomium ,'Cool! FOLLY
  • Note 48: Another of the progymnasmata exercises, the encomium offered "basic training" for epideictic rhetoric, although it was also useful in deliberative and forensic oratory. Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro
  • [1] Dr Drake of Hadleigh in Suffolk has given by letter encomiums of no common kind, and the vanity of your humble servant is a little upon the alert, we are well. Letter 179
  • Such, Phaedrus, is the tale which I heard from the stranger of Mantinea, and which you may call the encomium of love, or what you please. Symposium
  • Despite the relentless encomiums from the last three U.S. administrations, Shevardnadze was brutal and corrupt. A 2004 neocon attack on soros
  • The spectacle is declared by the Americans themselves to have been one of the highest moral grandeur, if not of sublimity; and, though our cousins on this side of the water are somewhat too much in the habit of using fine words and indulging in hyperbole, no one who witnessed the long lines of busy men, neglecting their business for awhile to attend to the more important business of the State, and waiting patiently in the street amid the fog and rain until it came to their turn to deposit their balloting-paper in the appointed box -- using no jostling in pressing, indulging in no altercation with each other on the exciting subject which drew them together, and in every way behaving with as much subdued dignity as if they were attending a place of worship -- can deny that the encomium is abundantly merited. The Presidential Contest in America
  • Reagan later used those same broadcast skills when he ran for president, earning the encomium of "The Great Communicator" for his ability to inspire voters.
  • Rae's two invisible doors earned her Petra's ultimate encomium ,'Cool! FOLLY
  • I wished to learn its most pregnable part," replied Edwin, his young heart beating with triumph at these encomiums from his commander; "and particularly where the good earl is confined that we might make our attack directly to the point. The Scottish Chiefs
  • This encomium of praise for the liberating Romans was soon replaced by a rather different view in mainstream Judean opinion.
  • And it was just that sort of encomium that gave fodder to writers who disdained her response to movies, many of those writers whom she in her turn disdained. David Finkle: Easy Reader: Kellow's Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Throws Radiant Light on the Renowned Movie Critic
  • It was a pity that people were keen on showering encomiums on politicians and heads of religions and communities, whatever the frailties of these individuals.
  • This is not barely affirmed, concerning these primitive Christians, but spoken of them as their high praise and encomium; as being a discovery of the refinedness, excellency, and greatness of their spirits, who could so far lift up themselves above sense and sensible things, as to place their highest and most vigorous love upon an unseen Object. The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author. Vol. VI.
  • Protagoras 'contemporary, Sophocles, wrote the most enthusiastic proclamation of man's ability to con - trol and transform the world that survives from antiq - uity (Antigone 332-75), yet he closed his encomium with a cautionary reference to the fact that such power can be a mixed blessing. Dictionary of the History of Ideas
  • Any news about memorial scholarships, or essay awards, or any other kind of encomiums to Jamie went up on the blog. Free kessel free
  • M. Krempe was not equally docile; and in my condition at that time, of almost insupportable sensitiveness, his harsh blunt encomiums gave me even more pain than the benevolent approbation of M. Waldman. Chapter 5
  • The study opens with the encomiums of his funeral in 1965.
  • I am convinced that these encomiums have been fabricated without the knowledge or consent of their alleged authors. LOVE YOU MADLY
  • The functions were not rituals to merely shower encomiums on the birthday boy.
  • Such an encomium, which is thrown away on the dead History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 5
  • A principle that in its nature and tendency is introductive of all anarchy and confusion, and with the greatest propriety deserves the encomium of the _anti-government scheme_. Act, Declaration, & Testimony for the Whole of our Covenanted Reformation, as Attained to, and Established in Britain and Ireland; Particularly Betwixt the Years 1638 and 1649, Inclusive
  • On TV, NBC summoned Jack Nicklaus on the horn to start the encomiums. A Beautiful Blowout, Not a Poetic Payback
  • Though we smile to ourselves, at least ironically, when parasites bedaub us with false encomiums, as many princes cannot choose but do, Quum tale quid nihil intra se repererint, when they know they come as far short, as a mouse to an elephant, of any such virtues; yet it doth us good. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • In this genre there is no praise of individual; it is a laudation of the collective Athenians, which is turned into an encomium of the greatness of the polis.
  • On my return home, I had a party to supper; and the whole conversation centred in encomiums on the person, graces, and amiable manners of the illustrious Heir-apparent. Memoirs of Mary Robinson
  • You have used with _propriety_ the words "encomium" and Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete
  • Such an encomium, which is thrown away on the dead Templars, would be highly valued by the historians of Malta.] 130 Matthew Paris, Hist. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Among the various guidelines for the speakers, one rule advises students to avoid encomiums at the beginning of the speech.
  • This psalm is a brief encomium on unity and brotherly love, which, if we did not see the miseries of discord among men, we should think needless; but we cannot say too much, it were well if we could say enough, to persuade people to live together in peace. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution. Balkinization
  • When Princess Diana and Mother Theresa died within a month of each other in late 1997, the encomiums for both occasionally became intertwined.
  • The 40th anniversary of the Normandy landings and of V-E and V-J days had filled the air with encomiums to our long-lost martial splendor, and I naively felt bad that B. Bunny had to serve in the debased, modern Marine Corps. Getting Their Guns Off

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