Monday, February 15, 2016
Citations for encomium
In a fond encomium to Krim...he reminds us what really made Krim’s work sing. It was that he was “furiously funny, which is no small matter, and no small reward.”
The encomium delivered by the minister in the audience chamber of the ministry was utter nonsense, because he merely read out from a sheet of paper what had been written down for him by one of his officials charged with literary affairs.