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Bunker would be very sorry to hear you say she doesn't care," the nurse said, almost chidingly, after letting Judy rant for a few minutes.
I wrote chidingly in 1984 that "to the extent that the judges have seen detrimental reliance as a 'foreign importation,' they have occasionally rejected it on a doctrinaire basis without fully exploring its practical utility.
43) Ibid, 246: Margherita somewhat chidingly says, "Conveniently enough, Signor Annibal finds the occasion to mix discussions of love in this proposition.