(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.) An elaborate discourse, delivered in public, treating an important subject in a formal and dignified manner; especially, a discourse having reference to some special occasion, as a funeral, an anniversary, a celebration, or the like; -- distinguished from an argument in court, a popular harangue, a sermon, a lecture, etc.; as, Webster's oration at Bunker Hill.
(v. i.) To deliver an oration.
(1) Remarkably, few of the avid conference organizers, and few of their fiery orators, ever stop to think just what resource flow has actually been constricting.
(2) So it is little surprise that a campaign, led by orators as persuasive as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, promising to address all these anxieties in one fell geostrategic swoop, should be gaining in popularity.
(3) In an active life he was doctor, dentist, orator, editor, publisher, Harvard medical student, explorer, dabbler in Central American politics, army officer, and Reconstruction office seeker.
(4) He may not be the greatest orator, sometimes stressing the wrong word in a sentence or stumbling over his Autocue, and he may not deliver media-managed soundbites with the ease that the PM does, but he is good with the public.
(5) He read Virgil , Ovid , Horace and Juvenal in the original, as well as Roman senatorial orations.
(6) There is a kind of assassination, a funeral oration and someone with blood on his hands.
(7) But he'd been doing a bit of holiday cover for daytime DJs, and he has a tendency to, as he puts it, "ramble on": he recently treated the nation to a nine-minute oration on the shortcomings of Madonna's gig at Hyde Park.
(8) The 1976 Cushing orator takes a critical look at federal medical programs today, and at the health desires and needs of the public.
(9) The 1978 Cushing Orator shows the role of rhetoric in the process by which various specialties change in response to sociological and legislative demands.
(10) CV Sir Michael Marmot Age 65 Lives London Education University of Sydney; University of Berkeley PhD Career 1971-85: epidemiologist, University of Berkeley; research professor of epidemiology and public health, University College London 1986-present: chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health set up by the World Health Organisation in 2005; led the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (Elsa) 2004: won the Balzan Prize for Epidemiology 2006: gave the Harveian Oration 2008: won the William B Graham Prize for Health Services Research 2010 (February): published the report, Fair Society, Healthy Lives, based on a review of health inequalities he conducted at the request of the British government 2010-2011: president of the British Medical Association Family married, three children Interests tennis, playing viola The Marmot Review NHS Confederation Conference The Black Report
(11) Read more The MEPs responded to his oration with a mixture of boos, groans, shouts and ironic applause.
(12) Le Pen makes headlines and is a good orator – smooth and tough at the same time.
(13) The 1977 Cushing Orator looks at the question of neurosurgical manpower and its relation to national health policies, proposed or abandoned.
(14) These results suggest that by forming heterodimers, more elab-orate control of transcription can be achieved by creating receptor combinations with differing activities.
(15) Scholes, meanwhile, has spent most of the past two decades captivating football fans with incisive passing, but rarely with his public utterances, which have almost always seemed to bore the orator as much as his listeners.
(16) "He's a good orator all right," said Des Pokrzywnicki, a Warburtons stalwart of 11 years.
(17) When Rubio’s campaign launched last April, he drew immediate comparisons to another young orator: Barack Obama.
(18) Among them were her husband Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, two of the most skilled orators American politics has ever known and, as the men Clinton seeks to succeed, predecessors with whom her own rhetorical gifts are often compared.
(19) A gifted orator, he uses hyperbole and alarmism to great effect, pandering to popular prejudices.
(20) King was winding up what would have been a well-received but, by his standards, fairly unremarkable oration.