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sullen
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Raskolnikov began sullenly and reluctantly.
  • "I remember now," said Raskolnikov after a long, sullen silence.
  • He sat down with his elbow on the table, leaned his head on his hand and looked away sullenly, prepared to listen.
  • How sullen he was, as though not pleased to see us….
  • They went out into the street gloomy and sullen, and for some steps they did not say a word.
  • But Raskolnikov sat still in the same place, almost sullen and indifferent.
  • "Porfiry Petrovitch, please don’t take up the notion that I have confessed to you to-day," Raskolnikov pronounced with sullen insistence.
  • Sonia wrote that he was constantly sullen and not ready to talk, that he scarcely seemed interested in the news she gave him from their letters, that he sometimes asked after his mother and that when, seeing that he had guessed the truth, she told him at last of her death, she was surprised to find that he did not seem greatly affected by it, not externally at any rate.

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  • She changed from outgoing child to sullen teenager.
  • A sullen crowd watched the execution.

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