- n. Plural form of panegyric.
“I learned from him the secret which several young French literati employ in order to make certain of the perfection of their prose, when they want to write anything requiring as perfect a style as they can obtain, such as panegyrics, funeral orations, eulogies, dedications, etc.”
“The panegyrics may be far-fetched, but the agony of apostasy would be worse.”
“His longtime friend and collaborator Martin Harrison supplemented this with a series of rather lovely extempore panegyrics about the photographer's talent, its roots and influences from dyslexia to love of birdwatching.”
“Charles Bukowski, American poet, short story writer, and novelist writes panegyrics for alcohol like a giddy medieval alchemist.”
“If there's a vision, he hasn't said what it is, though you can draw your own conclusions from his regular panegyrics on high-speed rail, as empty a liberal chestnut as can be found.”
“Some of her statements have the tendency to become prevarications, despite panegyrics from her party personna.”
“Now the readers of epitaphs, generally expect to find panegyrics, so that there would be little danger of falling into a fault on that side; but I think, truth and propriety should be attended to, though it would certainly be better, to be blamed for too much praise, than for coldness.”
“But my contrariness about best sellers is also partly related to my resistance when reviewers issue panegyrics and publicists or publishing houses overdo their pitches (book store staffers know what I mean).”
“One must therefore scrutinize the context from which humanist panegyrics such as the studioli emerged, sorting through the honorifics and inflated rhetoric to weigh the violent circumstances that gave rise to them, as well as to tease out other views hidden between the lines.”
“Quintessentially, the studioli are "visual panegyrics," 17 akin to and yet distinctly removed from historical precedents and antecedents.”
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