I turned the words over, but could make nothing even remotely jocose
out of them.
So, he gave her three or four with a kind of jocose
gallantry, and Miss La Creevy evinced no greater symptoms of displeasure than declaring, as she adjusted her yellow turban, that she had never heard of such a thing, and couldn't have believed it possible.
He has great variety, also, of narrative forms: elaborate allegories; love stories of many kinds; romances, both religious and secular; tales of chivalrous exploit, like that related by the Knight; humorous extravaganzas; and jocose
renderings of coarse popular material--something, at least, in virtually every medieval type.
The rather numerous men of the family were dense and grumpy, or dense and jocose
I returned deliberately to the first I had seen-- and there it was, black, dried, sunken, with closed eye- lids,--a head that seemed to sleep at the top of that pole, and, with the shrunken dry lips showing a narrow white line of the teeth, was smiling too, smiling continuously at some endless and jocose
dream of that eternal slumber.
Thomas Mugridge, on the other hand, considered it a laughable affair, and was continually bobbing his head out the galley door to make jocose
The old man, who had put on his short sheepskin jacket, was just as good-humored, jocose
, and free in his movements.
A nuisance cause was trying; there were not many spectators; and the witnesses, counsel, and jury, formed a sort of family circle, sufficiently jocose
Nevertheless, I think I could put in evidence an admission of the Captain's,' said Bar, with a little jocose
roll of his head; for, in his legal current of speech, he always assumed the air of rallying himself with the best grace in the world; 'an admission of the Captain's that Law, in the gross, is at least intended to be impartial.
He was jocose
with Tom at table, and corrected his provincialisms and his deportment in the most playful manner; but poor Tom was only the more cowed and confused by this double novelty, for he had never been used to jokes at all like Mr.
In about a quarter of an hour Mr Chuckster (with a pen behind his ear and his face inflamed with wine) appeared at the door, and condescending to address Kit by the jocose
appellation of 'Young Snob,' informed him that the visitors were coming out.
often takes a surprisingly satirical direction, as when the plays poke gentle fun at aspects of Mexico City life and even life within the convent.
A similarly conventionalized and relatively jocose
response to the march of intellect dominates the most extended poem on the subject, W.
The following track, 1967s Snehah for soprano, jazz alto from a magnetic tape and chamber ensemble, a work dating from the New Music period, is venturous, experimental, jocose
and flaring in compositional terms.
Throughout the book Alfie exercises his criticai judgment on often obscure material, showing strong familiarity with the commentary tradition and archival material and resourcefulness in tracking down the abstruse references and ambiguous turns of phrase that one finds in jocose
and vituperative poetry.