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  • Sullenness crept upon me as my head pounded: I was hurt.

    Good Fortune

  • Accepting good fortune has never come easily to me, because I live in some sort of bullshit Puritan/Mormon dread that all good things must be paid for, and also because I'd cultivated my doom so perfectly, nourished my Garden of Sullenness with so much mulch, that anything else would be a little embarrassing.

    through with buzz

  • Sullenness dropped on him again, and he went up to the gallery.

    In Chancery

  • Sullenness and dejection strongly marked his countenance on the following morning; to amuse him, he was taken around the camp, and to the observatory: casting his eyes to the opposite shore from the point where he stood, and seeing the smoke of fire lighted by his countrymen, he looked earnestly at it, and sighing deeply two or three times, uttered the word ‘gweeun’ (fire).

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • Sullenness and the gesture of the fig: "They'll know you hid me here."

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Sullenness and strife were brooding in the bosoms of the Egyptian bond-woman and her son; and the quiet eye of the mother saw all the danger arising from the jealous hate and rivalry of the first-born of Abraham.

    Notable Women of Olden Time

  • The only Plea I can use in Mr. _C ---- 's_ behalf, is, that the Author of the Dissertation has been a little too free with his Character, which probably occasioned that Sullenness in our _British Oedipus_; who in Order to be revenged, has determined not to embelish the

    A Learned Dissertation on Dumpling (1726) [and] Pudding and Dumpling Burnt to Pot. Or a Compleat Key to the Dissertation on Dumpling (1727)

  • Disastrous defeat at the Blue Licks -- General Clarke's campaign -- Efforts to restore peace -- Sullenness of the

    The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman

  • Sullenness, if you be not too blind to perceive it, is a temper to be avoided by all means.

    The Young Man's Guide

  • Sullenness arises from capricious displeasure not founded in reason.

    The Young Man's Guide

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