Usage examples for casting

  1. They evidently realized that they were casting their fortunes with the winning side. – The Age of Big Business Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series by Burton J. Hendrick
  2. " There was four or five gentlemen as took tickets for the 3. 30 up," said the clerk rather vaguely, casting an anxious glance over his shoulder at his wife, who looked by no means pleased at this interruption to the harmony of the tea- table. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  3. He turned, casting out his arms. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  4. A servant entered, and casting a sly inquisitive glance at the young pair who seemed so absorbed in each other, dragged a basket into the room: " Dr. Marquard had sent the medicine he mentioned, and would call in a few days to see whether it had produced the proper effect." – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  5. I hastily left the scene of the crime, not casting another glance behind me. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  6. Just as they were aboard and were about casting off, one of the Indians who had disappeared for a time came running down to the water with a small bundle of fur in each hand. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  7. But what pleased me most of all was the process of casting iron. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  8. " But I do; I wish it," Guy replied in that tone which people generally obeyed; and casting a half- frightened look at the sea of faces around her, Maddy suffered him to lead her to the piano, sitting quite still while he found what he wished her to play. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  9. Even as he was speaking, I raised my eyes, and, casting a glance into the street, beheld three men in earnest conversation together, and not thirty yards away. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  10. Some men wonder whye, in casting a man's eye at the marke, the hand should go streighte. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  11. Oh, how I thank you, dearest, for not casting me off!" – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  12. They sang it slowly and solemnly, now and then casting at him glances from their mischievous eyes. – A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818 [Samuel John Mills] by Elisabeth G. Stryker
  13. You may have observed that some days ago it was referred to a special committee by the casting vote of the vice- president. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  14. This is what is meant by " casting your care upon him." – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  15. In the House of Lords there is no casting vote. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  16. Then, casting aside the pen as he had the revolver, " I can not. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  17. " Let it now be required that the casting is to be finished all over. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose