My good-natured sister was holding my father's hand, happily taking it all in.
Finally, he happily observed, his books remained best sellers and his new vodka line was selling well.
Her father gazes back at her happily, tips his hat, and bows with a flourish.
So, happily, the novel is now being reissued for the first time since then, in a new edition.
Electrons and positrons have opposite electric charges, so they happily and fatally attract each other.
But I have another trouble than that, which has been happily averted.
The ride on Tuesday was happily accomplished, as that of Monday: but it was much shorter.
happily, neither war nor business nor fish-hogs can ruin the wonderful climate of Catalina Island.
happily it was a good horse, or the fate of the world might have been different.
happily for Henry, he was well mounted, and on being attacked, defended himself so resolutely that he escaped almost by a miracle.
Of software, used to emphasise that a program is unaware of some important fact about its environment, either because it has been fooled into believing a lie, or because it doesn't care. The sense of "happy" here is not that of elation, but rather that of blissful ignorance. "The program continues to run, happily unaware that its output is going to /dev/null."