How To Use Eulogy In A Sentence

  • It's silence in remembrance of a talented, haunted man, but he deserves a eulogy, and his guitar speaks better than anyone ever could.
  • A line or two of grudging praise is all he gets when a eulogy might be in order.
  • He was the most self-effacing of men - the last thing he would have relished was a eulogy.
  • The first is to deliver a eulogy for Douglas. The Times Literary Supplement
  • I did not attend the funeral, but thanks to all that digitization, the eulogy is on the Internet for everyone to read. Story pick: Remembering Carla Cohen
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  • an exalting eulogy
  • Englishmen and matrons, and thrill societies with their winsome ingenuousness; and who sometimes when unguarded meet an artful serenader, that is a cloaked bandit, and is provoked by their performances, and knows anthropologically the nature behind the devious show; a sciential rascal; as little to be excluded from our modern circles as Eve's own old deuce from Eden's garden whereupon, opportunity inviting, both the fool and the cunning, the pure donkey princess of insular eulogy, and the sham one, are in a perilous pass. Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith
  • But none of them drew a more heartfelt eulogy than somebody whose restricted participation in the campaign barely qualified him for a championship medal. Times, Sunday Times
  • I know we are probably all having a very busy week, but I wanted to take a moment to offer a few remarks in eulogy of actor-nonactor/funnyman-straightman Tom Gliatto: May the Angels Welcome You, Larry "Bud" Melman
  • A ceremony was held, a digging of a shallow grave, a brief eulogy, a moment of silence.
  • He seems moved by her eulogy. The Sun
  • Yet the interview now reads like the funeral eulogy that he could not entrust to anyone else. Times, Sunday Times
  • I presumed to animadvert on his eulogy on Garrick, in his Lives of the Poets. The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.
  • But as the day arrives, he has a change of heart and delivers a moving eulogy. The Sun
  • No one named the author of the murder, for the pretor was silent," says Paul Jovius in his eulogy of the poet. Lucretia Borgia According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day
  • He gave a warm, wonderful eulogy for Aunt Jo and choked up enough a couple of times that he had to stop and gather himself.
  • This stemmed from a eulogy I delivered at a memorial for him upon his death two years ago.
  • I received an e-mail from a young man who had just been asked to perform the eulogy at the funeral of his wife 's aunt. Christianity Today
  • Bungay that John Crumb was ready at any hour to punch the head of any man who should hint that Ruby Ruggles had, at any period of her life, done any act or spoken any word unbecoming a young lady; and so strong was the general belief in John Crumb, that Ruby became the subject of general eulogy from all male lips in the town. The Way We Live Now
  • The last speech he gave, the so-called eulogy of bin Laden, he tried to imitate bin Laden by reciting poetry. Analysts Question al-Zawahri's Skills to be al-Qaida's New Leader
  • He composed poems on a number of subjects, including eulogy, request poetry, nature and love poetry, and vaticination as well as religious poetry and a poem praising the famous cross at Caerlleon.
  • More than half will give a eulogy about their lost pal's character. The Sun
  • They quote with a certain fatuity the eulogy of Montesquieu, who says it is the only book they have; "a proposition" which Navarrete considers "inexact," and we agree with Navarrete. Castilian Days
  • If one more person tells us we did a beautiful job of the eulogy, I will explode with pride and there will be little fluttery bits of pride all over sponge cakes and tomato sandwiches.
  • Martha delivered the eulogy, which was broadcast to the mourners outside.
  • The end of the eulogy abandons the apparently deprecatory mythological images.
  • Even an inaugural speech or a funeral eulogy loses relevance when taken out of context.
  • A funeral is a solemn rite of passage, and since the days of ancient civilization, the eulogy has been a speech of good words for the dead. The Last Laugh
  • Wes tuned it out, he had not stopped crying since he ended his eulogy.
  • But it had become an acknowledged fact in Bungay that John Crumb was ready at any hour to punch the head of any man who should hint that Ruby Ruggles had, at any period of her life, done any act or spoken any word unbecoming a young lady; and so strong was the general belief in John Crumb, that Ruby became the subject of general eulogy from all male lips in the town. The Way We Live Now
  • It cited a Los Angeles Times story that provided some further details: “The eulogy is being prepared by Bush’s chief speechwriter, Michael Gerson, who also wrote the president’s moving speech for a memorial service in the same cathedral after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.” Present at the Creation
  • Johnson, who, as we have before remarked, rarely praised or dispraised things by halves, broke forth in a warm eulogy of the author and the work, in a conversation with Boswell, to the great astonishment of the latter. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith
  • The early inside line is that he's ready to do something that doesn't involve waking up at two in the morning, and Klein's official eulogy does little more than pump the requisite amount of platitudinal sunshine up the ass of the soon-to-be dearly departed without really shedding any light on why Ed is out. Chez Pazienza: How to Lose a Job in 13 Days?
  • There was no eulogy for the man who had served the party faithfully since 1932.
  • I understand a eulogy is not the best place for the truth, but an editorial is, and so I’m disappointed that the Journal’s ignores the truth: Lady Bird lost, as did we all. mjh's blog — 2007 — July
  • Not a bad eulogy for an ephemeral medium where the credits are the roll call of the unknown. Times, Sunday Times
  • According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. Jerry Seinfeld 
  • But mana's video becomes an surroundings and lets her histrionics be the focal attracter, ~ eulogy to tom wicks in you calendar year for pickup an internship at bmw MyLinkVault Newest Links
  • To paraphrase Mark Antony's eulogy of Julius Caesar, "I have come to bury the Republican Congress, not to praise it. Bennet Kelley: A Brief Eulogy for the Republican Congress
  • I took my cue from her, surviving the eulogy by neatly disconnecting myself from what was said.
  • Prose fledges into poetry, cold compliments warm into praise, eulogy rarifies into panegyric and goes off in rhapsody. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus
  • He was the most self-effacing of men - the last thing he would have relished was a eulogy.
  • It was not their fault that the eulogy was given by a crass, vain, sloppy buffoon. Times, Sunday Times
  • They were all sitting together listening to the priest delivering a eulogy to Sara.
  • Memorial service attendants listened as Kevin gave a eulogy that recalled growing up with his big brother, his "protectant," who would look after him as a child. undefined
  • However, in Antony's eulogy, he focuses on Caesar's positive traits, and cunningly disproves Brutus' justification for killing Caesar.
  • This florid and fulsome eulogy was written by that singular being who could thus flatter, and almost apotheosize, the inventor in public, while in secret he was doing everything to thwart him, and who never, as long as he lived, ceased to antagonize him, and later accused him of having claimed the credit of an invention all the essentials of which were invented by others. Letters and Journals 02]
  • When the eulogy is heard and the tributes are given, none of us will have to search for words, bite our tongues or lie.
  • Even today, diocesan regulations are as clear as they are widely ignored, e.g. this from Chicago: "A eulogy is never appropriate where a homily is prescribed (Order of Christian Funerals), but examples from the person's life may be used in the homily. Bring Back Dies Irae
  • I tell her perhaps they'll let her deliver the eulogy for my cousin, when he comes home in a box.
  • There was Elizabeth Wurtzel's exploitatively self-aggrandizing eulogy. The David Foster Wallace Deleulogy: Bill Bradley
  • According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. Jerry Seinfeld 
  • After the fold is the eulogy, the performance piece, and more photos. WILLIAM DAVID BARNETT 10 NOVEMBER 1958 - 19 JUNE 2001
  • The highest eulogy that can be pronounced on the intellectual character of a ruler, in times of great civil convulsion, is that it is his policy to have no policy, content with keeping his ship trim as he permits her to sweep downwards with the precipitous torrent. An Address in Commemoration of Abraham Lincoln
  • I'm sorry I didn't mention that when I wrote his obituary or delivered his eulogy.
  • Anyone within earshot of a eulogy is supposed to listen respectfully.
  • The pastor delivered an eloquent eulogy for Ryan and then softly shut his book.
  • His business partner in cattle raising gave a eulogy at the funeral. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Institute is part of a do-it-yourself cottage industry which includes online eulogy-writing services. The Last Laugh
  • Nik Cohn, in his fantastic late-60s rock eulogy Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom, mentions a Stan Freberg satire on pop music of the 1950s: a young heartthrob is ushered into a recording studio and just sings the words "highschool highschool highschool" over and over again. Indicate precisely what you're trying to say
  • I was doing well that day, having gotten up early and steeled myself to give the eulogy.
  • Wrapped in luscious cinematography, while exposed to vague fascist sympathies during El Duce's love affair with power, the film is a eulogy to masturbation and voyeurism.
  • Among those expected to deliver the eulogy include Bishop Noel Jones of the 17,000 member City of Refuge Church in Gardena, Calif., Thousands turn out for Peebles funeral
  • I would give the eulogy. Times, Sunday Times
  • I received an e-mail from a young man who had just been asked to perform the eulogy at the funeral of his wife's aunt. Christianity Today
  • The poems are the three panegyrics with their appendixes; two epithalamia; an acknowledgment to Faustus of Reji (now Riez), a eulogy of Narbonne, or rather, of two citizens of Narbonne; a description of the castle (burgas) of Leontius, etc. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock
  • The minister delivered a long eulogy.
  • The knights of Duart and Sleat, the chiefs of Clanranald and Glengarry, the Lochaber seigniory of Lochiel, and the titled chivalry of Sutherland and Seaforth, [18] formed subjects of poetic eulogy. The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century
  • He ended this eulogy by asking Leopold's blessing on the marriage.
  • When my mother died, I gave a maudlin eulogy about all the days we spent together when I was small, shopping at Hink's department store and eating peeled apricots and lying down for naps in the big bed under the gable window of her bedroom. How Serfdom Saved the Women’s Movement
  • The piece is a eulogy by his sister Shiela on the death of their mother.
  • It probably seems unnecessary to write a corny eulogy for a man whose TV persona virtually defined corniness for over three decades.
  • The word eulogy is rooted in scripture, most often translated as some form of "bless," it literally means "to speak well of. Latest Articles
  • For years, I have wished someone would anthologize John Leonard's essay "A Victim of Surprises", which I've frequently used in classes to demonstrate all sorts of different things I mentioned the essay in my eulogy for Leonard. Of Essays and Norton Readers

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