Sentence Examples


  • Of the former, his panegyric on the emperor Anastasius alone is extant; the description of the church of St Sophia and the monody on its partial destruction by an earthquake are spurious.
  • It is a panegyric; but history has not refused to accept it as a genuine representation of the character of the great king, in spirit, if not in every detail.
  • Rousseau, a fervid panegyric showing a good deal of talent but no power of criticism.
  • The Romans confined the panegyric to the living, and reserved the funeral oration exclusively for the dead.
  • Original compositions were also contained in these saturae, and among them the panegyric on Scipio, unless this was a drama.