Usage examples for Sulks

  1. " The thought of proud old Glendale putting herself in an attitude of municipal sulks towards common Bolivar seemed an unbearable disgrace to me. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  2. That young person's sulks were not dissipated by the call, accordingly, and there is no telling what depths of obstinate misery she might have reached, had not Karl's parcel fallen to the floor and called attention to itself. – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  3. He was only in the sulks – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  4. She wanted to go to Melbourne, but the master would not hear of it; and not all her fleeching, nor her tears, nor three days' sulks in which she would not open her mouth to him, would make him give in to that. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  5. He trumps up an engagement to dance with a beautiful lady, and because she can't remember, binds her to an oath for a dance to come, and then, holding her prisoner to 'm, he sulks the dirty dogcat goes and sulks and he won't dance and won't do anything but screech up in corners that he's jilted. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Well, I will prove to you that Richard is in his sulks for he won't enter the drawing- room again to- night; and if he did, she added, laughing, mamma would not speak to him, so it is just as well for him to absent himself. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  7. Whilst we were examining the child and chatting about it, Saduko sitting by meanwhile in the sulks who on earth should appear but Mameena and her fat and sullen- looking husband, the chief Masapo. – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  8. Don't stand on your dignity, or keep upon the roof, in a fit of the sulks but jump down, and shake such feelings off with a game of good- natured play. – Stories of Animal Sagacity by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Not even a case of the sulks out of it." – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  10. Where are sulks and tears now? – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  11. " I am Evan MacIan," said that gentleman, and stood up in a sort of gloomy pomp, not wholly without a touch of the sulks of a schoolboy. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  12. Then he expectorates and sulks offensively. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  13. When he is called Badinguet, he lies on the ground ashamed and despairing, and sulks all the evening. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  14. She knew how to bring up a young lady, and he mustn't attempt to break her spirit; at which the heap of sulks in the corner muttered that it wasn't in him to do it. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  15. He may be cured of his sulks by time we overtake 'en. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  16. She claimed a foul and went off in a fit of sulks of course. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  17. Give a cross child an apple: 'Take it, pet: ' He sulks and will not: hold it back, he'll fret. – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.
  18. Suppose he has gone back to England in the sulks – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  19. As if they need go into the sulks because our fellows did better than they did! – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. She pouted at this, but only as a loving woman sulks to get something for it. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac