“I will, at any point in my life, other than giving a eulogy, try to make people laugh,” he said.
To tell the story will be the task of the eulogy I must begin tonight.
"The entire film industry is mourning her this week," said Zanuck's wife, Lili Fini Zanuck, in a eulogy at the service.
Words of praise, often for a dead person, but also a staple in introducing speakers, in nominating candidates, and on other such occasions. (Compare elegy.)