Being owned by private adventurers, or casual voyagers, who cared only for present profit, and had no interest in the permanent prosperity of the trade, they were reckless in their dealings with the natives, and made no scruple of supplying them with fire-arms.
This circumstance had suggested to him the idea of supplying the Russian establishment regularly by means of the annual ship that should visit the settlement at the mouth of the Columbia (or Oregon) ; by this means the casual trading vessels would be excluded from those parts of the coast where their malpractices were so injurious to the Russians.
He entered the flier, exchanging casual
remarks with his companions as he unlocked the mechanism of the compass and set the pointer upon the capital city of Ptarth.
When Daughtry sauntered along the main deck a few minutes later and paused for a gossip with the customs officer and a quartermaster at the head of the gang-plank, Captain Duncan little dreamed that his casual glance was resting on his steward for the last time.
No old sailor breathes who does not desire to know the casual course of his ship and the next port-of-call.
They entered the hall from the rear, still keeping the casual
formation of the group, and moved slowly up a side aisle.
And shall we just carelessly allow children to hear any casual
tales which may be devised by casual
persons, and to receive into their minds ideas for the most part the very opposite of those which we should wish them to have when they are grown up?
Graham, in a tone of merely casual
inquiry, but with a sidelong glance - intended to be playfully mischievous - really, brimful and running over with malice.
Any one who had bestowed but a casual
glance on Barnaby might have known that this was his mother, from the strong resemblance between them; but where in his face there was wildness and vacancy, in hers there was the patient composure of long effort and quiet resignation.
They'll make you pay, as fur as your money will go,' pursued the Deputy, 'for your relief as a Casual
and for your being passed to your Parish.
observer, adds the secretary, to whose notes we are indebted for the following account--a casual
observer might possibly have remarked nothing extraordinary in the bald head, and circular spectacles, which were intently turned towards his
Research to date has tended to focus on the plight of casuals
who aspire to permanent positions, and emphasising issues such as career dissatisfaction, exploitation, and marginalisation.
The consolidation in turn has infused the quick casuals
with the deep pockets they need to launch serious expansion.
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