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    A eulogy

    Here are a few sentences I which I have used "eulogy". Would you please correct my mistakes?

    1. The bishop delivered a eulogy at the grave of the local priest.
    2. After a eulogy was read at the cemetery, a long procession of mourners went to a church to take some refreshments.
    3. As the priest was delivering a eulogy, the widow and her daughters gave strangled cries.

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    Re: A eulogy

    You have used "eulogy" correctly. People don't go to a church for refreshments after a funeral, though.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: A eulogy

    People generally go somewhere after for food and drink. Many churches here have social halls, which are available for such things.

    So, it's not out of the realm of possibility for me.

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    Re: A eulogy

    I went to a funeral last month when we went back after the interment to the chapel for refreshments in the same room as we'd we'd held the service of thanksgiving before the interment. Non-conformist places of worship tend to be more multi-purpose than Anglican or Roman Catholic churches, but, as SD said, many churches these days have social halls.

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