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  • I think that death killed the stage: the death of Charles II. If that hadn't done it, William and Mary would have. Then came Anna Gloriosa, the woman described as "blankly stupid when in a good mood and sulkily stupid when in a foul mood. — “Talk:Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The conspirators met and discussed their plans at Zherebtsova's house. and the trunk, though white with frost, still stalking lordly and sulkily and braving every tempest and gust. — “Olga Zherebtsova - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It is the largest college quad in Oxford, measuring 264 by 261 feet. and struck some attitudes, until they turned about and walked sulkily home, and I heard Boy Mulcaster saying, Anyway, we did put. — “Tom Quad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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  • Now and then, the sound of the signal cannon broke upon us again, and again rolled sulkily along the course of the river. — “Great expectations” by Charles Dickens
  • The turkey carpet has rolled itself up, and retired sulkily under the sideboard: the pictures have hidden their faces behind old sheets of brown paper: the ceiling lamp is muffled up in a dismal sack of brown holland: the window-curtains have disappeared under all sorts of shabby envelopes: the marble bust of Sir Walpole Crawley is looking from its black corner at the bare boards and the oiled fire-irons, and the empty card-racks over the mantelpiece: the cellaret has lurked away behind the carpet: the chairs are turned up heads and tails along the walls: and in the dark corner opposite the statue, is an old-fashioned crabbed knife-box, locked and sitting on a dumb waiter. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • They looked rather sulkily at Caleb, who walked quickly with one hand in his pocket and the other thrust between the buttons of his waistcoat, and had his every-day mild air when he paused among them. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Well, I will remember it," and he fixed them with his gleaming though slightly watery eye, in a way I saw that they did not like, though they tried to appear sulkily indifferent. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • 'I hope not,' said Lady Knollys, drily, a little pale, and still looking with a dark sort of wonder upon the flushed face and forehead of the governess, who was looking downward, straight before her, very sulkily and disconcerted. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • He had several times during those years come up to me and tried to make friends; but I had always turned sulkily away and refused to have anything to do with him. — “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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