2. Noun. A statement or disquisition in praise of someone who has died. ¹
3. Noun. Specifically, the statement made by a new member of the French Academy about his predecessor. ¹
4. Noun. (alternative form of eloge sort=eloge) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Eloge
1. a funeral oration [n -S]
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Literary usage of Eloge
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Turgot and the Six Edicts by Robert Perry Shepherd (1903)
"Together with the Reflexions, the eloge de Gournay represents the best and most widely known ... welche Turgot im eloge seinem Freunde Gournay zuschreibt, ..."
2. Diderot and the Encyclopædists by John Morley (1884)
"To understand the march of feeling in French literature, and to measure the growth and expansion in criticism, we need only compare Diderot's eloge on ..."
3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1836)
"eloge of Baron Cuvier, delivered in the Chamber of Peers on the nth December, 1832. By BARON PASQUIER, President of the Chamber of Peers. ..."
4. Diderot and the Encyclopœdists by John Morley (1878)
"To understand the march of feeling in French literature, and to measure the growth and expansion in criticism, v.-e need only compare Diderot's eloge on ..."