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  • n. Plural form of eulogium.

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Examples

  • Gentlemen, I shall not insult your good taste by eulogiums upon your judgment or kindly feeling, though to the first I owe any improvement I may have made as an actor, and certainly my success as a manager to the second.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • His disavowal was rather serious than strong, and involuntarily mixt with such warm eulogiums of the object he imagined to be meant, that Mrs. Needham, who had only named a certain fair one at Cleves, laughed at his denial, and thought the engagement undoubted.

    Camilla

  • And yet the breakfast merited such eulogiums as French hosts are wont to confer upon their regales, as the reader will be informed in the next chapter.

    Quentin Durward

  • And then my silly weak patient takes all these eulogiums to himself; if he be a scholar so commended for his much reading, excellent style, method, &c., he will eviscerate himself like a spider, study to death, Laudatas ostendit avis Junonia pennas, peacock-like he will display all his feathers.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Casaubonus: mulus mulum scabit; who but Scaliger with him? what encomiums, epithets, eulogiums?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • All this madness yet proceeds from ourselves, the main engine which batters us is from others, we are merely passive in this business: from a company of parasites and flatterers, that with immoderate praise, and bombast epithets, glossing titles, false eulogiums, so bedaub and applaud, gild over many a silly and undeserving man, that they clap him quite out of his wits.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • All those of whom we read such [197] hyperbolical eulogiums, as of

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • To see a man protest friendship, kiss his hand, [366] quem mallet truncatum videre, [367] smile with an intent to do mischief, or cozen him whom he salutes, [368] magnify his friend unworthy with hyperbolical eulogiums; his enemy albeit a good man, to vilify and disgrace him, yea all his actions, with the utmost that livor and malice can invent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Serjeant Snubbin then addressed the jury on behalf of the defendant; and a very long and a very emphatic address he delivered, in which he bestowed the highest possible eulogiums on the conduct and character of

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • The eulogiums which he lavishes on them are so extravagant that at present they would excite indignation if he had even given them to legitimate princes, his benefactors, instead of to tyrants, and to his tyrants in particular.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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