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(noun) a eulogistic oration or writing / (noun) formal or elaborate praise

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panegyrics
panegyric
panegyrist



When Brecht became a panegyrist of its harmony, his lyric voice had to swallow chalk, and it started to grate.

—p.187 Commitment (177) by Theodor W. Adorno
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Kennedy’s panegyric to marriage as a form of existential identification with another human is of little interest to the immigration agents who decide what counts as “real” marriage and which partners get to live in this country.

—p.85 Love According to the State (81) by Natasha Lennard
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the first thing I did with my money was part rebellion, part panegyric

—p.176 Inheritance (172) by Alexander Chee
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1 year, 1 month ago


which he gratified with the following panegyric

—p.9 White Indians (6) missing author
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“More Roman than any Englishman had ever been,” went one panegyric from the 1920s

—p.27 Renewed Labour (24) by Barnaby Raine
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This is the moment when panegyrics to ‘American empire’ were much in vogue.

—p.146 The Toughness Crew (145) by Anders Stephanson
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went on to write an extended panegyric, before arriving at his real political objective

—p.10 Populism without the People (5) by Marco D'Eramo
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Some were panegyrics, plain and simple

—p.73 Accomplice (58) missing author
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Marx and Engels left no detailed blueprint of what a socialist or communist society should look like, something that led academic Marxists to pronounce that Marx’s originality lay in his philosophy and economics. Others utilized his panegyrics celebrating the revolutionary capacities of capital to argue that the gravediggers were the capitalists themselves

—p.xxi Introduction to the Communist Manifesto (iii) by Tariq Ali
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2 years, 10 months ago


the official reports from the show trials, the attacks on enemies, the official panegyrics to Stalin and other leaders

—p.41 Allegro moderato – Adagio: (34) by Slavoj Žižek
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