Figure Name panegyric
Source De Mille (1882)
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Synonyms eulogy
Type Chroma
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1. 548. PANEGYRIC.
Panegyric is a term applied to orations which set forth the praise of some eminent person. It is distinguished by great pomp and splendor of style and exaggeration of sentiment. (De Mille)


1. Cicero's speech in behalf of Marcellus is an example, of which De Quincey says that "the whole purpose, being a festal and ceremonial one, thanksgiving its sole burden from first to last, it marked by the most elaborate stateliness." (De Mille)

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