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The Datto, in a sulky mood, at first refused to come, but on further pressure he changed his mind.
"No, madame," Pauline answered quickly, and there was something almost sulky in her tone.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Mr. Blewitt was no match for my master: all the time he was fidgetty, silent, and sulky; on the contry, master was charmin.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The sight of our money produced lots of things; but our sulky host was quite spoiled by it.
After her first startled glance toward Bristow she stood with her head lowered and with an expression of sulky stubbornness.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
He did not like Indians who were like “sulky slim brown dumb snakes”; that was what he muttered when he looked at Clodomiro.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Martha sat in her place beside her hostess and her face looked like a sulky child's.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Margaret was unmistakably sulky as the evening wore on and nobody came except this other girl of whom she took no notice at all.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Peale clambered to his feet in sulky submission and did as he was told.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I did so, perplexed, and a trifle sulky, and for a while we jogged on in silence.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS

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