1 For a fleeting instant she saw Melanie's incredulous face, the look on the chaperons' faces, the petulant girls, the enthusiastic approval of the soldiers.
2 She drank until Prissy's petulant: "Well, Ah's thusty, too, Miss Scarlett," made her recall the needs of the others.
3 She vented petulant words every now and then, but there were sighs between her words, and sudden listenings between her sighs.
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4 "Oh, I am tired of sitting, and I don't want a life-sized portrait of myself," answered the lad, swinging round on the music-stool in a wilful, petulant manner.
5 It would be the worse for us if our petulant prayers were answered.
6 I wish I'd let my hair alone, cried Meg petulantly.
7 "You'd have nothing but horses, inkstands, and novels in yours," answered Meg petulantly.
8 "I've been so scared and worried, I don't want to have anything to do with lovers for a long while, perhaps never," answered Meg petulantly.
9 She felt excited and strange, and not knowing what else to do, followed a capricious impulse, and, withdrawing her hands, said petulantly, "I don't choose."
10 "You ought to have sent word, or told me this morning, and you ought to have remembered how busy I was," continued Meg petulantly, for even turtledoves will peck when ruffled.
11 "I don't see why you're so much nicer to her than to me," said Scarlett petulantly, one afternoon when Melanie and Pitty had retired to take their naps and she was alone with him.
12 'Well then we're all plucked apples,' said Hammond, rather acidly and petulantly.
13 With the unreasonable petulance of mankind I rang the bell and gave a curt intimation that I was ready.
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14 Front-de-Boeuf would have replied, but Prince John's petulance and levity got the start.
15 "The marriage is no misfortune in itself," she retorted with some little petulance.
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