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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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sullen
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "He is a gentleman," said the lad, sullenly.
  • The passers-by glanced in wonder at the sullen, heavy youth, who, in coarse, ill-fitting clothes, was in the company of such a graceful, refined-looking girl.
  • A faint smile curving that sullen mouth was all the echo she could win.
  • "Not as long as you love him, I suppose," was the sullen answer.
  • The sullen murmur of the bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass, or circling with monotonous insistence round the dusty gilt horns of the straggling woodbine, seemed to make the stillness more oppressive.

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

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