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  • n. Plural form of eulogism.

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Examples

  • It was a solemn place, the pantings of the multitude died away before they reached it, no thoroughfare with its jumbling of carriages and rattling wheels and tides of (active) life, broke upon the stillness of the scene, nor invaded the rights of the sleepers; no unkid foot or careless wandered amid the habitations of the lonely dead or traced the brief epitaph at once their history and eulogisms.

    Letter from Young John Allen to Mollie Houston,March 11, 1857

  • In replying to the eulogisms of his friends he said in part:

    The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies

  • I, seated in the velvet chair of state, he would unroll his case of instruments before me, and ask me to choose, recommending with affectionate eulogisms the most murderous looking.

    Paul Kelver, a Novel

  • Should you be pleased to send me, as I hope, some fruit of your charming genius for such a purpose, you will oblige me not only, but all my country; and, when the Poems of Signor Francesco are published, with the eulogisms upon him, I will see that copies are sent you.

    The Life of John Milton Volume 3 1643-1649

  • Should you be pleased to send me, as I hope, some fruit of your charming genius for such a purpose, you will oblige me not only, but all my country; and, when the Poems of Signor Francesco are published, with the eulogisms upon him, I will see that copies are sent you. ”

    The Life of John Milton

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