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  • An August Encomium -- I heard Edward Moore Kennedy sing that song once, leading everyone at his holiday party through the Woody Guthrie verses with unforgettable joie de vivre, while dressed in a lion's costume.

    Jamie Stiehm: So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Senator

  • An August Encomium -- I heard Edward Moore Kennedy sing that song once, leading everyone at his holiday party through the Woody Guthrie verses with unforgettable joie de vivre, while dressed in a lion ...

    Jamie Stiehm: So Long, It's Been Good to Know You, Senator

  • See Tillem. t. i. p. 423 ; also Nicetas Paphlagon. in his Encomium Simonis Zelotse Ap. published by F.

    Chris Hitchens meets the Christians | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • A troubling sign of increased tensions occurred earlier in 1519 when the dean, Briart, speaking at the formal promotion of a doctoral candidate, bitterly denounced Encomium matrimonii, a book that Erasmus had written many years ago in honor of the marriage of his friend Lord Mountjoy but had published only recently.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • The event will be moderated by Femi Akintunde-Johnson, former Entertainment Editor of The Punch newspaper, who later went on to co-found FAME and Encomium magazines, and now publishes Treasure magazine.

    FELAversation

  • Encomium refers to what he has actually done; the mention of accessories, such as good birth and education, merely helps to make our story credible-good fathers are likely to have good sons, and good training is likely to produce good character.

    Rhetoric

  • His Encomium Moriae (Praise of Folly, 1509) satirized the foibles of individuals and of institutions, especially Monasticism; his Colloqui likewise contain criticisms of contemporary usage.

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  • To Speusippus (ca. 395-339 B.C.) and his Encomium of Plato (Diogenes LaĆ«rtius 3.2), we owe the curious tale that Plato's father, Ariston, attempted to force his own wife Perictione, but to no avail.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Encomium on himself, his own Letters, in this Remark, but there is an

    John Adams diary 2, 5 October 1758 - 9 April 1759

  • Catherine Emmerich's death the writer found in the Encomium trium

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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