Sentence Examples with the word casual

It was one thing to ask casual questions of Giddon's daughter.

But all these seemed only his casual stopping-places and ocean-inns, so to speak, not his places of prolonged abode.

Figure Sigismund may have cut as emperor in Germany, as king of Hungary he claims our respect, and as king of Hungary he should be judged, for he ruled her, not unsuccessfully, for fifty years during one of the most difficult crises of her history, whereas his connexion with Germany was at best but casual and transient.

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That such remains exist seems clear from the casual remarks ofl travellers.

She tried to cover her confusion with a wry smile and a casual question.

As to what was going on beyond it, we have but a few casual gleams of light, just enough to make the darkness visible, from writers such as the author of the life of St Germanus, Prosper Tiro, Procopius, and Gregory of Tours.

A minority of those present were casual guests--chiefly young men, among whom were Denisov, Rostov, and Dolokhov--who was now again an officer in the Semenov regiment.

For some centuries the inhabitants of Palestine were subject to periodical attacks from the warlike inhabitants of Mesopotamia, as even the most casual reader of the Bible is aware.

His casual dismissal infuriated her.

Fred, a casual helper, was off to the courthouse, but even without him they finished early.