(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.) A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign.
(n.) Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance.
(n.) Reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devout affection.
(v. t.) To pay reverence to by external action.
(v. t.) To cause to pay homage.
(1) Charlize Theron is set to star opposite Seth MacFarlane in the Ted creator's new comedy western A Million Ways to Die in the West, tipped as a homage to Mel Brooks's classic movie Blazing Saddles .
(2) BBC1 will also screen a three-part adaptation of PD James' Death Comes to Pemberley, the Jane Austen homage in the 200th anniversary year of Pride and Prejudice, as well as a three-part adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn and Remember Me, a ghost story by Gwyneth Hughes (Five Days, The Girl).
(3) Despite public homage to the knowledge economy, this new regime seems designed to make the careers of the next generation of academics as precarious and unrewarding as possible.
(4) Green Day love it The American rock band Green Day are proud champions of Salinger's antihero; their 1994 song Basket Case is a nasally homage in nasally whines.
(5) By focusing on Spock and Kirk as novices finding their footing, and putting their gut-vs-logic dynamic at the heart of the film, Abrams gives non-followers plenty to hang on to, but also pays homage to familiar Trek tropes: Bones says: "I'm a doctor, not a physicist!
(6) Good to see that Coca-Cola are paying homage to the Sheffield derby match with those stripes on the pitch."
(7) The obsession of "For Fatherland and Freedom" to pay public homage to the Latvian-SS Legion in contradiction to all historical logic and sensitivity to Nazi crimes is not a product of ostensibly harmless nostalgia as Pickles would have us believe, but part of a rather insidious plan to gain recognition for a perversely distorted version of European history which will officially equate Communism with Nazism.
(8) The Spanish classic arroz negro pays homage to both old country and new: instead of the standard squid ink and fish stock, it’s made with crab bisque and chilmole (the blackened chilli sauce of the Yucatán) and crowned with calamari stuffed with pork scratchings.
(9) Some of the discos – or “pipers” as they were locally known, in homage to Rome’s legendary Piper nightspot – were visibly influenced by Andy Warhol’s multimedia experiments at the Dom nightclub in Manhattan, home to the Exploding Plastic Inevitable events, where the Velvet Underground would play amid lightshows, dancers and projections of Warhol’s films.
(10) Now, an Iranian motor manufacturer is going several streets upmarket to pay homage to another classic UK make: the Rolls-Royce.
(11) His most popular and best-known work is contained in fast-moving parodies, homages or even straight reconstructions of traditional space-opera adventures.
(12) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Florian Philippot pays homage at the tomb of his idol, Charles de Gaulle in Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, in 2014.
(13) When Adele starred in a rainy London “home for the holidays” edition, she downed a cuppa in one gulp, discussed #squadgoals, rapped Nicki Minaj’s Monster and paid homage to the Spice Girls by busting out Wannabe.
(14) All the same, it is the EU’s role in 2016 rather than homage to the past that will animate voters on 23 June.
(15) (After Kadyrov renamed the street last year in creepy homage to Russia's prime minister, Estemirova refused to even walk on it, her daughter Lana recalls.)
(16) Following the December release of Django Unchained , his blood-soaked spaghetti western homage, Tarantino has been drawn unwillingly into the debate over gun violence in the wake of last month's Newtown massacre.
(17) He added that the organisation would pay "proper homage to Aaron at the appropriate time" but for the time being it was "simply spending the moment reflecting on his life and work".
(18) It doesn't help that Defense Distributed's founder Cody Wilson describes the project in ideologically loaded terms, calling his first gun "the Liberator" in homage to the cheap single-shot pistols that the Allies made for distribution in Nazi-occupied France – Wilson here implying that the ability to print a gun and arm yourself is integral to the defence against tyranny.
(19) In 2006 he renewed his creative spark and paid homage to the folk hero Pete Seeger by assembling a new band to play traditional folk and protest songs on an album called We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions , a move so successful that the raucous spontaneity and home-made texture of the music was allowed to influence all his subsequent efforts.
(20) The ad is entitled: "Olympic Games 2012: Homage to the Fallen and the Veterans of the Malvinas", the Argentinian name for the islands.