- Connie’s eyes were sullen.
- And he looked sullenly down at the potato salad he was mixing.
- His heavy, pouting underlip hung out sullenly.
- The woman will sniff as though she smelled rotting meat and they will go out again and tell forever afterward that the people in the West are sullen.
- "I work for the boss," he said sullenly.
- The proprietor, a sullen lanky man, sat in a chair on the porch.
- And the mouths panting, the eyes sullen, disliking sun and wind and earth, resenting food and weariness, hating time that rarely makes them beautiful and always makes them old.
- And the eyes looked away, leaving Al sullen and shaken.
- What’d Connie say to you?" Rose of Sharon said sullenly, "Said it would a been a good thing if he stayed home an’ studied up tractors.
- The men squatted on their hams, sharp-faced men, lean from hunger and hard from resisting it, sullen eyes and hard jaws.
- Al came slowly out of his sullenness.
- "I ain’t had no milk," Rose of Sharon said sullenly.
- If they were shot at, they did not run, but splashed sullenly away; and if they were hit, they sank tiredly in the mud.
- He went on shoveling the mud sullenly.
- Ma watched him sullenly while he chopped out part of the inner wall of the car, built a fire, and scooped water into a pan.
- Huston put a flashlight beam in each sullen face.
- Ruthie and Winfield tried to play for a while, and then they too relapsed into sullen inactivity, and the rain drummed down on the roof.
- Why ain’t they more places like this?" The watchman looked sullen.
- Rose of Sharon said sullenly, "I don’ feel good.
- " Tom’s eyes drooped sullenly.
- "Will you take an’ bury it while Al an’ me git that lumber in?" Uncle John said sullenly, "Why do I got to do it?
- "What’s so goddamn funny about that?" The ragged man shut his mouth and looked sullenly at the porch boards.
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