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Even Jefferson's most panegyrical biographer declares Marshall to have been "an earnest and sincere man."
Erasmus had a panegyrical humour towards his friends, of whom there were many in England.
But in these panegyrical orations, they oftimes rather exceed than excel.
Some panegyrical, directly contrary to the former; many of which we have in Martial upon the Emperor Domitian, and in others.
LECTURES ON POETRYJOSEPH TRAPP
It is rather satirical than panegyrical in character, and its poetical worth is very far from high.
There is no panegyrical emphasis, no calumnious innuendo, in his sketches.
He is perhaps weakest, like all poets with the signal exception of Dryden, when he is panegyrical.
We have studiously avoided portraying fashionable life according to the vulgar notions, whether depreciatory or panegyrical.
A fuller report of the above speech is given at f. 108, some panegyrical verses at ff.
A fulsome editor is pardonable though tiresome, like a panegyrical son whose pious sincerity would demi-deify his father.

WORDS RELATED TO PANEGYRICAL

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