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  1. As though he were sulky.
  2. He was sulky, and so I came away.
  3. Something felt sulky, as if it would not rouse.
  4. The unknown gentleman was sulky and ill-humoured.
  5. Razumihin works! But I turned sulky and wouldn't.

  6. He said nothing, but looked dull, not to say sulky.
  7. As he grew older the boy’s manners and his sulky disposition.
  8. She assumed a sulky air, invented a thousand excuses, and finally.
  9. The girls looked a little less sulky and stared at the two townees.
  10. As a secondary business, they bred and trained horses for sulky racing.
  11. Petrovitch, much gratified at this agreeable banter, though still sulky.
  12. Now I’d have to put up with another one of his sulky moods, yet again.
  13. Joe reluctantly handed the chicken to Toby’s wife, a pretty, sulky type.
  14. But the Red Queen looked sulky, and growled 'Pudding—Alice; Alice—Pudding.
  15. He looked at her, trying to read her face, and saw only a sulky obstinacy there.

  16. She wasn’t so keen on the sulky bear of a man who had thrown her into the sea.
  17. But if this whale be a king, he is a very sulky looking fellow to grace a diadem.
  18. Each as sulky as the other, they walked away in the direction of Kilt’s Cove Cottage.
  19. Jezebel his wife held Ahab through unrighteous acts, as he was a sulky and moody King.
  20. Clara, walking with a kind of sulky abandon, watched it half-fascinated, half-contemptuous.
  21. She was a thin girl, with brilliant cheeks and dark hair, sulky just now, or stiff with sitting.
  22. As she meditated, at about nine o'clock, he opened the door and came in, slinking, and yet sulky.
  23. He was frowning and sulky, as if he had just been weeping over his misfortune on that unlucky day.
  24. I wonder again, because Aphrodite doesn't seem to be bored or sulky now, she looks cheerful and lively.
  25. She assumed a sulky air, invented a thousand excuses, and finally declared that perhaps it would look odd.

  26. Could have taken a train, he complained in a sulky voice, the one he used when he couldn’t get his own way.
  27. It was enough to make any good-looking young man sulky, the mixture of mystery and aloofness about Miss Neumann-Schultz.
  28. Manfred felt sure of it and still castigated himself for his sulky mood that had prevented him from seeing it at the time.
  29. But instead he lapsed into sulky silence, hugging his knees, and rocking back and forth, muttering Kf, all the while.
  30. Her fine eyes flashed with resentment and her red lips were sulky, but submission had been taught her during her captivity.
  31. Drummle didn't say much, but in his limited way (he struck me as a sulky kind of fellow) he spoke as one of the elect, and recognized Mrs.
  32. Still at a little distance the sulky stopped; the driver gave the reins to her escort, and sprang out with the light, certain leap of a cat.
  33. The first drag made his head swim; he hadn’t touched tobacco since the sulky week or two that had followed his football injury in college.
  34. Between the plaza and the bath houses lay an empty space of beach, and down that glittering white perspective came a horse with a light sulky.
  35. She was a finished artist in the work, he said to himself as he leaned against the wall, his handsome face flushed, his eyes sulky, watching her.
  36. In a sulky triumph, Drummle showed his morose depreciation of the rest of us, in a more and more offensive degree, until he became downright intolerable.
  37. You will find your horses in bad condition, from the results of this accident; they seem thoroughly stupefied, as if sulky and vexed at having been conquered by man.
  38. For, I cannot adequately express what pain it gave me to think that Estella should show any favor to a contemptible, clumsy, sulky booby, so very far below the average.
  39. They could make out two people in it: a man, holding on his hat; a woman bareheaded, driving—driving so that one wheel of the sulky spun the foam of the receding water.
  40. The corners of her mouth were pulled down by the weight in her cheeks, giving her a constant expression of glumness, and she looked like little more than an old, sulky child.
  41. The conclusion of Harlow's address was greeted with loud cheers from the Socialists, but most of the Liberal and Tory supporters of the present system maintained a sulky silence.
  42. On the one side here is a silly, flint-hearted, evil-minded, sulky old woman, necessary to no one—on the contrary, pernicious to all—and who does not know herself why she lives.
  43. Bigwig, rejected on the grounds that he might quarrel in strange company, was inclined to be sulky at first, but came round when he remembered that he could go on looking after Kehaar.
  44. We entered together; Catherine was there, making herself useful in preparing some vegetables for the approaching meal; she looked more sulky and less spirited then when I had seen her first.
  45. We entered together; Catherine was there, making herself useful in preparing some vegetables for the approaching meal; she looked more sulky and less spirited than when I had seen her first.
  46. When he recommended the player not to saw the air thus, the sulky man said, "And don't you do it, neither; you're a deal worse than him!" And I grieve to add that peals of laughter greeted Mr.
  47. Baker was slightly offended and told his wife when he went home that that the biggest Meredith girl seemed a very shy, sulky little thing, without manners enough to speak when she was spoken to.
  48. The whole affair was utterly absurd ; I have mentioned already that the ill-tempered cook would sometimes, when she was sulky, refuse to speak, and would not say a word to her mistress for a whole week at a time.
  49. When the other animals came back to luncheon, very boisterous and breezy after a morning on the river, the Mole, whose conscience had been pricking him, looked doubtfully at Toad, expecting to find him sulky or depressed.
  50. He tried that evening, by petting her, to heal the wound he had made in the morning, and it was not in Rosamond's nature to be repellent or sulky; indeed, she welcomed the signs that her husband loved her and was under control.
  51. Ben, sulky and possessive at age eleven, would park himself in the kitchen so he could glower at them as they left her bedroom in the morning, Patty worrying about the guy’s semen on her, that smell so stark and embarrassing with your children still in their pajamas.
  52. If she had ever had him at her mercy, seen him grown passionate, importunate, jealous, sulky, pleading, like the other boys, the wild infatuation which had possessed her would have passed, blowing away as lightly as mist before sunshine and light wind when she met a new man.
  53. When this woman was peeing, and looking for toilet paper and probably not finding toilet paper, then wending her way back to bed through the motors and blades and TV intestines that Runner always pretended to be working on, maybe stubbing a toe, feeling sulky, I was crawling through snow toward my blood-soaked house, my family dead.
  54. He was too filial to be disrespectful to his father, and he bore the thunder with the certainty that it was transient; but in the mean time it was disagreeable to see his mother cry, and also to be obliged to look sulky instead of having fun; for Fred was so goodtempered that if he looked glum under scolding, it was chiefly for propriety's sake.
  55. Lastly, Ophelia was a prey to such slow musical madness, that when, in course of time, she had taken off her white muslin scarf, folded it up, and buried it, a sulky man who had been long cooling his impatient nose against an iron bar in the front row of the gallery, growled, "Now the baby's put to bed let's have supper!" Which, to say the least of it, was out of keeping.
  56. Ever since Prince Sergay's arrest, poor Liza had shown a sort of conceited pride, an unapproachable haughtiness, almost unendurable ; but every one in the house knew the truth and understood how she was suffering, and if at first I scowled and was sulky at her manner with us, it was simply owing to my petty irritabilit}', increased tenfold by illness—that is how I explain it now.
  57. Sometimes he would hold his tongue for weeks together, and look sulky and brutal enough for anything; then all of a sudden he would strike into anything that was going on, behave insufferably, go into a white heat about nothing at all, and tell you long stories with nothing in them whatever about one barrack or another, blowing abuse on all the world, and acting like a man beside himself.
  58. In good time, nevertheless, as the ardour of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning each young Leviathan from his amorous errors.

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