(n.) A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person; as, a fitting eulogy to worth.
(1) Instead, most of the eulogies now being written in his memory are extolling him as a man of peace.
(2) Llew Smith, the leftwing MP whose retirement triggered the fatal vacancy, gave the eulogy.
(3) I pay $4 for the local paper, the Lord Howe Island Signal – 38 pages of printed A4 paper bound together, with the front page pointing to the eulogy of a 90-year-old man written by a man with the same name.
(4) Obama gives the eulogy at his funeral on 29 August.
(5) You made history, you opened their eyes.” In his eulogy, the Rev Steve Daniels Jr of Shiloh Missionary Baptist church questioned why racial profiling still occurred in the US He said he grew up in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s and understood the frustrations expressed by today’s protesters in response to police shootings of black people.
(6) A t the Jerusalem funeral of the four French Jews murdered in the HyperCacher supermarket, Claude Bloch was standing near the back listening to the French ecology minister, Ségolène Royal, deliver her eulogy on behalf of the French government.
(7) Once the eulogies have been delivered, once the TV cameras move on, to go back to business as usual – that’s what we so often do to avoid uncomfortable truths about the prejudice that still infects our society.
(8) ... Ronald and Nancy Reagan were defined by their love for each other.” Baker also read an excerpt from one letter Ronald wrote to Nancy that said: “I live in a permanent Christmas because God gave me you.” In a heartfelt eulogy, the Reagans’ daughter, Patti Davis, recalled her mother’s struggles after her father died.
(9) Daniel Hamilton, a Conservative European election candidate, tweeted: " Ronnie Biggs was a violent criminal who evaded facing justice for decade s. I find today's gushing eulogies slightly offensive."
(10) Then the brothers – Gilad visibly emotional, Omri more controlled – recited the Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead, ahead of a series of eulogies led by the military chief of staff Benny Gantz.
(11) Disneynature's African Cats , for example, frames its cheetah protagonist as a struggling "single mother" coping with five cubs (despite the fact that female cheetahs are generally solitary) and is crammed with eulogies to maternal love and courage.
(12) Over the years, he delivered a series of moving eulogies, a collection of which was published in 2001 as The Work Of Mourning, but whose French title is even more apt: Chaque fois unique, la fin du monde (Each time unique, the end of the world).
(13) The woman’s action came a day after President Barack Obama gave the eulogy for a black pastor who was murdered by an apparent white supremacist along with eight other people in a Charleston church last week.
(14) Fiona and our children were the key to getting me through those days – my daughter Grace made me rehearse the most emotional bits of my eulogy again and again, in front of her, until I could do them without crying or my voice cracking – and enduring relationships are fundamental to the kind of happiness I am outlining.
(15) Pink Floyd – The Endless River Apparently, this is Pink Floyd’s final studio album: a selection of ambient-inspired tracks begun during the recording of their 1994 album The Division Bell, recently divested of their original title – The Big Spliff – and completed by the band’s surviving members David Gilmour and Nick Mason as a kind of eulogy to late keyboard player Rick Wright.
(16) In his eulogy, Blair said the man known as the bulldozer "could leave considerable debris in his wake.
(17) Most eulogies glossed over his first five years at Manchester, when he failed and found himself "one defeat away from a sacking".
(18) It was a night of outstanding drama, fully reaffirming all the eulogies about German football, and when it was all done Bayern Munich had won their fifth European Cup and we were reminded what a brutal business football can be when it comes to making losers of heroes.
(19) The tragic and inevitable deaths ought to be left for eulogies and grieving.
(20) President Shimon Peres , a usually dovish elder statesman, echoed official vows to punish Hamas in his eulogy in the cemetery in the centre of the country": "I know that the murderers will be found.
(n.) The solemn rites used in the disposition of a dead human body, whether such disposition be by interment, burning, or otherwise; esp., the ceremony or solemnization of interment; obsequies; burial; -- formerly used in the plural.
(n.) The procession attending the burial of the dead; the show and accompaniments of an interment.
(n.) A funeral sermon; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) Per. taining to a funeral; used at the interment of the dead; as, funeral rites, honors, or ceremonies.
(1) Our parents had no religious beliefs and there will be no funeral."
(2) At least 12 people were killed and dozens injured by a car bomb at a funeral in Jaramana at the end of August.
(3) Nepalese workers building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have been denied leave to attend funerals or visit relatives following the earthquakes in the Himalayan country that have killed more than 8,000 people, its government has revealed.
(4) The early evening clashes brought a dramatic end to a day that had started off with three large funeral rallies through the suburbs of Manama.
(5) A Benn family spokesperson said: "At the suggestion of the Speaker of the House of Commons and by agreement with the Lords Speaker, Black Rod and the dean of Westminster Abbey, an approach was made by Black Rod to the palace for agreement that Mr Benn's body rest in the chapel of St Mary Undercroft on the night before his funeral.
(6) Earlier this month, a private funeral took place for Nancy Lanza, the gunman's mother and the first of his 27 victims.
(7) Similar scenes of remembrance played out across the country – in a show of emotion not seen since the 1937 funeral of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, Czechoslovakia's first president after the nation was founded in 1918.
(8) The lossmaking chain of supermarkets, funeral homes and pharmacies said in a terse two-line statement that Stuart Ramsay had left the board with immediate effect after "an independent report, and at the request of the board".
(9) Facebook Twitter Pinterest A man and children in Lahore at the funeral of a family member killed in the blast.
(10) At Mabhouh's funeral, near Damascus, the Hamas leader Khalid Meshal blamed Israel for the killing, promising revenge and declaring an "open war".
(11) More than 200 people attended the East End-style funeral, complete with a horse-drawn hearse.
(12) "He was just a child," said Eray, 18, a student who joined the funeral procession.
(13) The cost of dying is rising faster than the cost of living: the average funeral now runs at £3,551.
(14) There is agreement among most left-wing and anti-capitalist campaigners that the demonstration before the funeral will be smaller than Saturday night's party.
(15) Twitter has become pivotal in organising anti-government dissent in the past year: the Occupy Gezi movement, which marches against the recently passed internet censorship bill that allows the government to block any content within four hours without a court order, and the massive street protest and the funeral attended by hundreds of thousands after the death of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan , were initiated via social media.
(16) Many families choose to decorate the coffin, either in the days leading up to the funeral or as part of the ceremony.
(17) They had come from across Israel to see Eyal Yifrach, 19, and Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frankel, both 16, buried side by side after funeral services at synagogues in each of their home communities.
(18) Fitch also raised concerns that it could lose customers after the intervention of hedge funds, which are forcing the mutual Co-op Group of funeral homes, supermarkets and pharmacies to cede control of the bank.
(19) The breakdown in talks between Barclays and Lehman came after government officials and senior Wall Street executives gathered for a third day at the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, in lower Manhattan, arriving in a funereal procession of black limos.
(20) After her husband’s death she carefully arranged the stirrups of the horse that accompanied his funeral procession.