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sulky

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  • Sulky and horse in Simoca, the 'sulky capital' of Argentina The asymmetric sulky was patented in Australia in the 1980s and came to prominence in 1987 when a two-year. — “Sulky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Also a £125,000 question on UK 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire', What is a sulky." from the page, as it doesn't seem strictly relevant. If someone wants to disagree with me and add it back in though - maybe add a trivia section? Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Sulky". — “Talk:Sulky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Please introduce links to this page from related articles; suggestions may be available. Sulky Gully was the location of a gold discovery in the 1860s near what is now Ballarat, Victoria. — “Sulky Gully - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • 'I did not mean to laugh at you,' she said; 'I could not hinder myself: Heathcliff, shake hands at least! What are you sulky for? It was only that you looked odd. If you wash your face and brush your hair, it will be all right: but you are so dirty!' — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte
  • Razumihin works! But I turned sulky and wouldn't. (Yes, sulkiness, that's the right word for it!) I sat in my room like a spider. — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • "You did look an old guy with that false nose." There had been some sort of celebration of a local holiday up in the Kursaal. And Edward replied with his sort of sulky good nature:... — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • She seemed to be trying whether any of them would get angry or sulky with her; but the serfs fulfilled no one's orders so readily as they did hers. "What can I do, where can I go?" thought she, as she went slowly along the passage. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • 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 good-tempered that if he looked glum under scolding, it was chiefly for propriety's sake. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • As for me, I grew sulky; unreasonable it was perhaps, for what better business had I to look at her with love than had even Rupert's lustful eyes? And sulky I remained till, as evening fell and we rode up to Tarlenheim, Sapt having fallen behind in case anyone should be following us, Flavia, riding close beside me, said softly, with a little half-ashamed laugh:... — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope

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