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Hence the name of aunt, by which I continued to call Theresa, and which my friends sometimes jocosely repeated.
Out of court Mr. Hallett, it is said, jocosely offers to bet ten dollars that he "will get Mr. Parker indicted."The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
She, at first, took what I said jocosely; and in her frolicsome humor, did and said things which made me die of love.
Nick accepted jocosely the attitude of suspense, but there was even more of it in his heart than in his face.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
"I fancy I can tell an east wind when I feel it," said Mr. Skratdj, jocosely, to the company.The Peace Egg and Other tales|Juliana Horatia Ewing