Jolly


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Jol·ly

(zhō-lē'),
Justin, French histologist, 1870-1953. See: Jolly bodies, Howell-Jolly bodies.

Jol·ly

(zhō-lē'),
Friedrich, German neurologist, 1844-1904. See: Jolly reaction.
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Presently, Joe came back, saying that the man was gone, but that he, Joe, had left word at the Three Jolly Bargemen concerning the notes.
"Yea," quoth he, "I know thou dost love a jolly blade, for didst thou not have jolly Robin Hood at thy shooting match and didst thou not gladly give him a bright golden arrow for his own?"
"Well, jolly boys," quoth he, "we have had a merry time together today, and even if ye had not asked me, I would have given you a score of pounds for the sweet entertainment I have had."
For the rest, both the tap and parlour of the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters gave upon the river, and had red curtains matching the noses of the regular customers, and were provided with comfortable fireside tin utensils, like models of sugar-loaf hats, made in that shape that they might, with their pointed ends, seek out for themselves glowing nooks in the depths of the red coals, when they mulled your ale, or heated for you those delectable drinks, Purl, Flip, and Dog's Nose.
She was a tall, upright, well-favoured woman, though severe of countenance, and had more of the air of a schoolmistress than mistress of the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters.
The sapient pot-boy, looking on officially, then had the conviction borne in upon his soul, that the man was evermore outcast and excommunicate from the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters.
Speaking during the award ceremony on Wednesday in Calabar, Project Director of ULS, Ms Louise Gittins, said the award was in recognition of the state government's commitment to the jolly phonics project.
Sarah was completely in the dark about what Jolly was capable of and only learned the full extent of his violent actions at his sentencing in Cardiff Crown Court.
Jolly took the woman, in her 30s, to the ground and sat on top of her before pulling her trousers down and sexually assaulting her.
Jolly, married with children, had been recalled to jail following early release after fresh allegations of sexual abuse were made against him.
Jolly, a prisoner at HMP edinburgh, was facing additional charges and had been re-arrested earlier this year after serving his sentence.
Jolly, who also worked as an officer at Aberdeen Sheriff Court, was jailed for 27 months.