It may be only grandstanding for the cameras, but I strongly suspect that it is something more, that Pinera speaks and acts for a people united in joyous admiration for the miners and their rescuers: united right across the gulf between right and left, poverty and wealth, one political party and another.
A class full of cheering fourth graders leaped to their feet, dancing in joyous excitement.
So I watched until I got to the scene I remembered, shouted â€œAha!â€ in joyous triumph.
I recited with a certain joyous lilt which was my own, for â€” his memory was good, and at a second rendering, very often the first, he made a quatrain his own â€” he recited the same lines and invested them with an unrest and passionate revolt that was well-nigh convincing.
Her singing was in joyous response to the knowledge that her death was imminent. 148 Others sang constantly.