his surly

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  • "What are you up to now?" he asked in his surly voice. Cited from Frank and Andy Afloat, by Vance Barnum
  • She was not afraid of the young fellow, for she attributed his surly ways to sitting up late. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • He answered in his surly voice: Thou art right, lady, I cannot. Cited from The Water of the Wondrous Isles, by William Morris
  • Her father was in one of his surly moods, and this she could tell at the first glance. Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • But her husband had been at home then and his surly manner quickly cut short the stranger's attempts at friendliness. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • He was, therefore, left much to his own devices, which, from his surly manner, did not seem to be pleasant company. Cited from Adventures in Southern Seas, by George Forbes
  • And laughing and full at ease he left the beaten knight to his surly thoughts. Cited from In the Court of King Arthur, by Samuel Lowe
  • Pedro was standing at the door of the lodge, talking to his surly-looking daughter. Cited from Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer
  • But his surly guest said scarcely a word. Cited from Fifty Famous People, by James Baldwin
  • After standing for a moment to get ready his surly voice, he kicked upon the gate and a man came out of a shack inside. Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
  • Lord James started for the door, and Blake followed him, striving hard to maintain his surly look. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
  • Finally, Rome so resented his frowning looks and his surly ways that work was provided for him at a distance. Cited from Pictures Every Child Should Know, by Dolores Bacon
  • Bill turned his surly face to confront the young conductor. Cited from The Shape of Fear, by Elia W. Peattie
  • Yet deep in his surly old heart there lurked a certain grudging affection for him notwithstanding. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • Blithely the King took leave of his surly host whose hotel bill was so high, as is somewhat the fashion in that region to this day. Cited from The Iron Star, by John Preston True
  • "What's come over the girl now?" said Abner, in his surly bass growl. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • So extraordinary was this effect of suspended animation that Bob again essayed his surly companion. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • Merlin, very agreeable surprised to see public attention thus diverted from his own misdeeds, had gradually lost his surly attitude. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • Johnson was a firm English character, and his surly expressions were often philanthropy in disguise. Cited from Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, by Samuel Johnson
  • Burke rejoined, without the least suspicion that his surly utterance touched the truth exactly. Cited from Within the Law, by Marvin Dana from Bayard Veiller
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