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A frank, sincere, well-meaning man, with a lawyer's habit of mind, good clear statement of his facts; correct enough, not vulgar, as described, but with a sort of boyish cheerfulness, or that kind of sincerity and jolly good meaning that our class-meetings on Commencement Days show, in telling our old stories over.
"But just now we must all have a jolly good time at Ozma's party," said the old gentleman, turning to put his presents on the table with the others already there.
"Doctor Folliott and Mr McQuedy are jolly good fun!" squeaks he, and waddled out as fast as he could go.
We were all a little tired before we found the hay-loft, but we pulled ourselves together to make a fort with the trusses of hay – great square things – and we were having a jolly good time, all of us, when suddenly a trap-door opened and a head bobbed up with a straw in its mouth.
“Well, we’ll have a jolly good try,” said Breardon, who was red-haired and very resentful of newspaper comment on the methods of the police.
Oh, I say!” — she appeared startled, as though the thought had presented itself to her for the first time — “what a jolly good thing I didn’t accept Mrs. Boyle’s invitation!