(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 discourse or sermon read or pronounced to an audience; a serious discourse.
(n.) A serious or tedious exhortation in private on some moral point, or on the conduct of life.
(1) He and George Osborne offer a version of her housewife homilies about debt to justify their approach to cutting the deficit.
(2) During his homily he said that, given theirs was the foremost Catholic country in Asia, Filipinos were called to be missionaries of faith.
(3) He did have some good lines: "We can shape our future or let events shape it for us," and later, "don't shortchange the future because of our fear of the present," - one of those homilies which make you nod in agreement, before you realise you have no idea what it means.
(4) In a brief, unscripted homily, the pope told the young inmates that everyone, including him, had to be in the service of others.
(5) Then at last we came to the Oldie of Oldies, Ken Dodd, aged 87, whose stream of jokes, homilies and character impersonations (Quasimodo) threatened to take us through to dinner and perhaps even the next day’s breakfast, until the chairman intervened and everyone clapped long and firmly to make sure the comedian didn’t start up again.
(6) The parish priest said: “He died a young man – just 25 years of age – and the death of a young person seems to hit us harder.” In his homily during mass Father Brendan Callanan added: “It has taken a long time for us to come to this point but we are here.” Digging is continuing at the site where their remains were found.
(7) wasn’t an official ad, but was tacitly endorsed by Bush and adopted the style of a stirring war homily (think Band of Brothers: the Documentary) as a group of Vietnam vets smeared John Kerry’s war record.
(8) There are isolated jaunty moments: a musical duet with an existentialist banjo; some amusing homilies written on cards and distributed to the audience.
(9) They should remember the character of their party.” What he meant by this is the homily he often delivers: the Liberal party is a broad church.
(10) In a homily at Philadelphia’s largest cathedral, he exhorted the priests and religious orders to adapt to a “rapidly changing society” and better engage with lay women and young people .
(11) "We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities when so many people are waiting for the Gospel," Francis said in his homily on Saturday.
(12) The vigil capped a busy day for the pope in which he drove home a message he has emphasizsed throughout the week in speeches, homilies and off-the-cuff remarks: the need for Catholics, lay and religious, to shake up the status quo, get out of their stuffy sacristies and reach the faithful on the margins of society or risk losing them to rival churches.
(13) Although never directly, Bergoglio has delivered homilies in which he declared himself against Fernández's apparent ambition to change the Argentine Constitution to seek a third term of office in 2015, asking for "the banishment of oversized ambitions" and criticizing "the deliriums of grandeur" of the country's politicians.
(14) Pope Francis’s remarks were made to hundreds of bishops that were assembled for the pope’s remarks in St Matthew’s cathedral in Washington DC, where he delivered his homily in Italian.
(15) The impromptu homily about love and domestic quarrels replaced a far more divisive set of principles that he was supposed to deliver.
(16) Keeping with his spontaneous style, the first pope from Latin America broke away several times from the text of his prepared homily to encourage the faithful to lead simple lives.
(17) I gave my routine homily about future limits, offered what advice I could, and said goodbye, mindful of the likely fatigue he would be suffering.
(18) The Dean of Canterbury, the Very Rev Robert Willis, will deliver a homily.” Welby had been due to talk about how the true spirit of Christmas could not be captured in fairytale endings, using the example of the first world war Christmas truce in 1914.
(19) This is a terrible collection of weak observations and stolen homilies, designed to single out anyone who retweets them as someone who deserves to spend an eternity being punched in the nose in hell.
(20) The homily mesmerized hundreds of thousands beyond the parkway, with Jumbotrons relaying the mass to pilgrims and passersby who gazed, rapt, in the hushed heart of a usually hectic city.