Definition of Eulogies
1. Noun. (plural of eulogy) ¹
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Definition of Eulogies
1. eulogy [n] - See also: eulogy
Medical Definition of Eulogies
1. Speeches or writings in praise of a person or thing, especially a set oration in honor of a deceased person. They differ from funeral sermons in that the latter are delivered at ceremonies for the deceased prior to their burial or cremation. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eulogies
Literary usage of Eulogies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"Select eulogies of Members of the French Academy, with Notes ; by the Lite M. ... 1799- W 'E have repeatedly had these eulogies before us in the original * ..."
2. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"... thus we bestow encomiums upon any work of art or production of genius, without reference to the performer; we bestow eulogies on the exploits of a hero, ..."
3. United States Government Publications by John H. Hickcox (1891)
"eulogies on Hon. James Laird. 10000 copies. eulogies on Hon. JW Nutting. 10000 copies. eulogies on Hon. Samuel J. Randall. 25000 copies. eulogies on Hon ..."
4. Life and Times of Andrew Jackson: Soldier--statesman--president by A S Colyar (1904)
"eulogies AND ADDRESSES FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF JACKSON - SPEECHES BY HON. LEVI WOODBURY, GEORGE BANCROFT, ... These great speeches are not eulogies, ..."
5. A Catalogue of the Books Belonging to the Charleston Library Society by Charleston Library Society (S.C.) (1826)
"eulogies. 1174. ... Select eulogies of the Members of the French Academy, with notes, translated by J. ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"(1) To inscriptions in the narrower sense belong honorific inscriptions and a large class of eulogies tenu?" °^ Damasus. Partly to this class and partly to ..."
7. A History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1860)
"So passed away the spirit of Montgomery, with the love of all that knew him, the grief of the nascent republic, and the eulogies of the world. ..."