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  • A castle rose up into view, and standing at the castle gates, Gulliver saw a king, a queen, a lovely princess, and a somewhat sullen-looking younger prince, perhaps thirteen or so.

    Gulliver’s Travels Movie Novelization

  • He watched a dull black Citroen sedan, a primitive hydrogen-cell conversion, as it disgorged five sullen-looking Turkish officers in rumpled green uniforms.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • I heard chairs scraping against the ground and looked over to see Upton, Graham, and Sawyer all getting up from the table to follow a sullen-looking Taylor around the pool.

    Paradise Lost

  • House Bunny actresses Emma Stone, Rumer Willis, Anna Faris and Katharine McPhee all seemed to be getting along at the New York premiere of their film, while sullen-looking co-star Monet Mazur walked the red carpet alone.

    Morning Memo: Damon Dashes; 'Top Chef' Comes To Le Bernardin; Mean "Bunnies"

  • Only nine in the morning, and already the room was crowded with sullen-looking parents and kids.

    The Life You Longed For

  • I asked the guy behind the counter – a quiet, sullen-looking man in his late twenties, with a big beard and the telltale bruise on his forehead of a devout Muslim who prostrated himself several times a day in the direction of Mecca.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The common automobile of the middle twentieth century was a sullen-looking pugnacious beast.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • The first stripper, a sullen-looking black woman, began to undulate in front of me while removing a few unnecessary items of clothing.


  • Waiting on the little bridge was far from being wearisome, there was such a fascination in watching the costumed and manifold life of the harbor, the black-hulled, sullen-looking steamers from

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • No wonder Diana was quieter, and more sullen-looking than ever.

    The Magyar Venus


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