When he had enumerated the many different occasions on which the Hurons had exhibited their courage and prowess, in the punishment of insults, he digressed in a high encomium
on the virtue of wisdom.
And applying his black beard to the pitcher, he took a draught much more moderate in quantity than his encomium
seemed to warrant.
This part of the existing hymn ends with an encomium
of the Delian festival of Apollo and of the Delian choirs.
Winkle stayed not to hear the encomium
upon his friend.
Trent was pronouncing an encomium
upon his wife, and they were both wondering by what enchantment she had been brought to marry such a misshapen wretch as he.
Micawber roused me from this reflection, which was blended with a certain remorseful apprehension of seeing Steerforth himself, by bestowing many encomiums
on the absent Littimer as a most respectable fellow, and a thoroughly admirable servant.
This great prince received me at my landing with all possible encomiums
, and created me a NARDAC upon the spot, which is the highest title of honour among them.
And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums
on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution.
He early began to lavish his abuse on the sterile grounds they passed, and gave any thing but encomiums
on the smoothness of the road they were travelling.
To deny the deep gratification I felt at the encomiums
I received, would be hypocrisy.
Yet, having intimated that her appearance was peculiar, as being unlike that of her Flemish companions, I have little more to say respecting it; I can pronounce no encomiums
on her beauty, for she was not beautiful; nor offer condolence on her plainness, for neither was she plain; a careworn character of forehead, and a corresponding moulding of the mouth, struck me with a sentiment resembling surprise, but these traits would probably have passed unnoticed by any less crotchety observer.
Though I plead guilty to some foolish palpitations of the heart during our headlong rush over the causeway here constructed, yet it were unjust to withhold the highest encomiums
on the boldness of its original conception and the ingenuity of those who executed it.