Figure Name eulogia
Source Silva Rhetoricae (; Peacham; De Mille (1882) ("eulogy")
Earliest Source None
Etymology Gk. "a blessing"
Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain Semantic

1. Pronouncing a blessing for the goodness in a person. (Silva Rhetoricae)

2. Eulogia, in Latine Benedictio, is a forme of speech by which the Orator pronounceth a blessing uppon some person for the goodnesse that is in him or her. (Peacham)

3. 547. EULOGY.
Eulogy, which is the language of praise, is prompted by emotions of love, admiration, and the like, and forms an important part of oratory. (De Mille)


2. An example of king David: "And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabesh Gilead, and said unto them: Blessed are ye of the Lord, that ye have shewed such kindnesse unto your Lord Saul, that you have buried him." 2.Sam.8.2.5. (Peacham)

2. "Blessed is the man which considereth the poore and needie." (Psal.41. in Peacham)

2. "Blessed be God the father of our Lord Jesus Christ." (2 Cor.5. in Peacham)

2. "Blessed are those servants, whom the Lord when he commeth shall finde waking." (Luc.12. in Peacham)

"Happie are the people that be in such a case, yea blessed are the people which have the Lord for their God." (Psal.144. in Peacham)

Kind Of
Part Of
Related Figures benedictio, figures of exclamation
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Samantha Price
Confidence Unconfident
Editorial Notes
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