And as some have gleefully noted, he seems to have a thing for older women.
Seamus Heaney, among many other things, embodied that central principle: his comic sense was gleefully sharp, but it was not mean.
Other than weathermen, surfers are probably the only people who gleefully run to the beach when they hear a hurricane is coming.
“They've got guys who'll go in and knock their heads off,” Nixon gleefully replies.
Certainly there are some Asians who have gleefully embraced the image of being the diligent worker bee.
"I got a letter from my father this morning, and he says that he is returning to England very soon," said Kitty, gleefully.
"You look just like a woolly worm, Helen," said Zaidee, gleefully.
Captain Raymond put a bright dime into the hand of each of his younger children and they gleefully tossed them in.
"Well it's not impossible anymore," Herschell said gleefully.
Such stories as the following were gleefully passed throughout the land from lip to lip.