1 She did it gloomily until she came to ten, but when she got into two figures she became more hopeful, and, as the time advanced, even jocular.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
2 The man would be an opinionated politician, heavily jocular about The Bride.
3 "The soldiers say it feels easier without boots," said Captain Tushin smiling shyly in his uncomfortable position, evidently wishing to adopt a jocular tone.
4 "Don't tell me you didn't know I was to be your brother-in-law this spring," he said with nervous jocularity.
5 Miss Corby's role was jocularity: she always entered the conversation with a handspring.
6 All such professors of the several branches of jocularity would have been sternly repressed, not only by the rigid discipline of law, but by the general sentiment which give law its vitality.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
7 Front-de-Boeuf, on the contrary, seemed impatient of their ill-timed jocularity.
8 de Beausset ventured with respectful jocularity to remark that there is no reason for not having lunch when one can get it.
9 But I beat the thing down; and again marking the sleeper, jocularly hinted to Queequeg that perhaps we had best sit up with the body; telling him to establish himself accordingly.