An expression of warm approval
38), writing in the 6th century, indulges in a high-flown panegyric on the plant and its value.
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.
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.
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.