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Eulogy

A eulogy is a funeral oration[?] given in tribute to a person or people who have recently died.

Eulogies should not be confused with elegies, which are poems written in tribute to the dead; nor with obituaries[?], which are published biographies recounting the lives of those who have recently died; nor with obsequies[?], which refer generally to the rituals surrounding funerals.

Some historically notable eulogies include:



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