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But when he proceeded to ask me mysteriously whether I remembered what had passed just now between that Steward of ours and "that man Hamilton," I only grunted sourly assent and turned away my head.
Bradley smiled sourly at the ignorance he would have corrected in one of his pupils, and continued to look down into the water, as if the place had a gloomy fascination for him.
I watched her for nearly half-an-hour: during all that time she never turned a page, and her face grew momently darker, more dissatisfied, and more sourly expressive of disappointment.
"I'd lay into him naow ef he was mine," said Uncle Salters, sourly. He and Penn boarded with the Troops.
Sorensen (the two men were rivals but friends), and has Sorensen commenting "wearily" or "sourly," even when his remarks are manifestly jocular (331, 333).
Since assuming to the rank of head coach in April, the Argentine who replaced Tanzanian Dennis Kitambi, has overseen ten league matches-winning four, drawing a similar number with two ending sourly. The tactician believes the remaining 11 matches are few to catch up with league runaway leaders Gor who have amassed 52 points from 20 matches and have three in hand.
They note, sourly: "The report acknowledges that no change is not an option."
Some throw lavish affairs, others sourly ignore the whole thing.
Several initiatives including the complicated insurance scheme, the renovation and construction of new barracks, transportation, some limited demobilization of ex-servicemen, which had turned sourly emotional, and the ever neglected welfare of officers and men recorded some success.
Parkin's one-and-a-half year spell with the Bluebirds would end sourly after manager Jones was sacked for failing to secure promotion during the 2010-11 season.
Collins had experience of the Mellows manager, Louis Mulqueen (above), with the Clare man having been part of Ger Loughnane's regime in Galway a decade ago which ended sourly, though that didn't dampen Collins' enthusiasm for his appointment.
Their romance ended up sourly that's why he reached out to the model.