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  • To whom this honourable and jocular, member fraternally said one day, ’Jem, there’s a good opening among the hard Fact fellows, and they want men.
  • Soon after his arrival he languidly wrote to his brother, the honourable and jocular member, that the Bounderbys were ’great fun;’ and further, that the female Bounderby, instead of being the Gorgon he had expected, was young, and remarkably pretty.
  • CHAPTER II — VERY RIDICULOUS MR. JAMES HARTHOUSE passed a whole night and a day in a state of so much hurry, that the World, with its best glass in his eye, would scarcely have recognized him during that insane interval, as the brother Jem of the honourable and jocular member.

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  • "Oops!" her father agreed jocularly.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • "You’re rude, jocular; and the one time you do something serious, it tears at the fabric of our nation.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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