(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 mass said or sung for the repose of a departed soul.
(n.) Any grand musical composition, performed in honor of a deceased person.
(n.) Rest; quiet; peace.
(1) The orchestra was also not allowed to perform Mozart’s Requiem last month.
(2) Referring to Foster and O’Neill shaking hands in the church at a requiem mass for McGuinness, Dodds said: “That handshake represented a reaching out but that inclusivity was not then carried into the talks.” The last public political act by McGuinness was to resign as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland in January.
(3) While any of the bands who filled Bastille-shaped holes in charts gone by – Keane, for instance – followed a tune-heavy path of least resistance, there's an enjoyably dark edge to Bastille, which begins to make sense when Smith admits that as a teen he was obsessed with Darren Aronofosky's film Requiem for a Dream.
(4) To all intents, it was a requiem for both men’s illustrious prizefighting.
(5) Church also said Murdoch asked her to sing the Pie Jesu without realising it was part of the requiem mass and hardly appropriate for a wedding.
(6) Trouble was,” said Ali, as if they could hear him, “nobody was holdin’ me.” From the Vault: Requiem for the heavyweights | Guardian Classic Read more Who can hold him now?
(7) It should be obvious that a steak is not like a symphony, a pie not like a passaglia, foie gras not like a fugue; that the "composition" of a menu is not like the composition of a requiem; that the cook heating things in the kitchen and arranging them on a plate is not the artistic equal of Charlie Parker.
(8) Demonstrators, who had bought tickets, broke out in song during the orchestra’s performance of Johannes Brahms’ Requiem and unfurled banners in support of Brown.
(9) Kubrick famously didn't ask composer György Ligeti's permission to use extended chunks of his music, which he cut and spliced as if it were film, but the dense clusters and clouds of sound of Ligeti's Requiem and Atmosphères make the climactic Jupiter and Beyond sequence trippily unforgettable.
(10) MacMillan subsisted on an insalubrious diet of alcohol, cigarettes, antidepressants and psychoanalysis – and yet still produced definitive works, including Manon, Elite Syncopations (a rare comedy) and Requiem.
(11) Alongside the requiem, performed on Wednesday by a string ensemble, Church performed This Bitter Earth, which was made famous in the 1960s by the singer Dinah Washington.
(12) Key films: The space between words (BBC); Decision series (ITV); Police series (BBC), In Search of Law and Order UK & USA series (Channel 4); September mourning (ITV), Murder blues (BBC), Requiem for Detroit?
(13) But this is no requiem for the death of the genre's innocence.
(14) There was sometimes a feeling in his later performances and recordings that the old, familiar sense of challenge had gone gentle; his Mahler Eighth Symphony in Berlin, for example, proved a surprisingly soft-grained conclusion to a Mahler cycle on disc that had begun with a far greater sense of dynamism (it was the only Mahler symphony he would later fail to conduct in Lucerne, where an advertised performance was pulled and replaced by the Mozart Requiem).
(15) "He had specifically asked for me to sing Pie Jesu," Church said, adding that she had responded by questioning whether a funeral requiem was suitable for a wedding.
(16) Different musical ensembles – from brass bands to bagpipes – have been playing the four-part movement Requiem for Arctic Ice , as activists hand Shell employees on their way to work a copy of the music and a contact email address should they decide to blow the whistle.
(17) And there's as much magic in one bar of, say, Knussen's Violin Concerto, or any of the songs from his nakedly expressive Requiem: Songs for Sue, or in the glittering piano writing of Ophelia's Last Dance, as there is in the rest of the Mercury shortlist put together.
(18) But, coming days before Trump’s inauguration, it should be read also as an unwitting requiem for the global order that is passing away.
(19) We have mapped the cleavage sites of four restriction enzymes which recognize six-base sequences within the nuclear ribosomal (rRNA) genes of twelve vertebrates, including several placental mammals (Homo sapiens, man; Bos taurus, cow; Equus caballus, horse; Sus scofra, pig; Ovis aries, sheep; Rattus rattus, rat), a marsupial (Didelphis marsupialis, opossum), a bird (Gallus domesticus, chicken), an amphibian (Xenopus laevis), a reptile (Alligator mississipiensis), a bony fish (Cynoscion nebulosus, sea trout), and a cartilagenous fish (Carcharhinus species, requiem shark).
(20) A second Britten score, Sinfonia da Requiem (1940) leads Christopher Wheeldon into the darker terrain of war and sacrifice in his densely imagined ballet Aeternum (revived this season after its 2013 premiere).