An ant is easily recognized both by the casual observer and by the student of insects.
The politician managed to make even his casual wear appear distinguished as he stood in the doorway with sparkling blue eyes.
We'll go with casual elegance.
"Great. I'm starving," he answered in a casual tone.
"So, Gabriel," Logan's voice was casual enough to tell her he suspected something.
She tried to cover her confusion with a wry smile and a casual question.
That such remains exist seems clear from the casual remarks ofl travellers.
For ten years he practised his profession with success, and with only casual interest in politics.
Mansr's voice was too casual, too even.
You look nice – casual, but professional.
His casual regard lingered on her long legs and returned to her flushed face.
His regard was casual on the surface, but something in his eyes suggested an undertone of tension.
As he strode around the car to the driver's side with his usual grace, it struck her that Denton never looked so nice in casual clothes.
Public security is considerably improved, and regular brigandage (as distinct from casual robbery) hardly exists.
Even in casual amours these class laws were invariably observed, and the young man or woman who defied them was punished, he with death, she with spearing or beating.
4, is already in a style which not even the most casual listener could mistake for anything orchestral.
The consequence is, that the village priests, being too much occupied with their parochial duties, cannot give more than casual or perfunctory attention to the schools, and the numerous pupils either exist on paper only, or are handed over to half-educated cantors, deacons.
Finally, it was concluded that he would never be able to encounter the discipline of a school; and casual instructors, at various times and places, were provided for him.
He himself had always refrained from exacting the usual provision which other governors had claimed; indeed, he had readily entertained over 150 officials and dependants at his table, apart from casual refugees (Neh.
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.
(4) The later lists of heretics, and the casual notices of Church fathers from the 3rd to the 5th century, though not containing much that is of value, yet contain a little.3 1 It is evident that Montanism was by no means homogeneous.
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.
The constitution of 1876 forbids the borrowing of money except to supply casual deficiencies of revenue (amount limited to $200,000 at a time), repel invasion, suppress insurrection, defend the state in war, or pay existing debts.
Irrespective of the large number of clerks, village scribes and state and municipal employes which can be drawn upon with but slight interruption of official routine, there is a fair supply of casual literary labour up to the moderate standard required.
He vividly imagined the casual questions that might be put to him and the answers he would give.
It was one thing to ask casual questions of Giddon's daughter.
Surprised at the casual wisdom of her words, Gabriel was quiet.
"You're not gonna tell me why?" he asked with the same casual tone Rhyn used.
"Spoken like someone on the other end of the equation," she said, offended by his casual dismissal.
Even so, his tone was casual when he did speak.
In fact, the casual observer might think he was actually courting her.
We find then two prominent notes of the state influence, firstly, the adaptation of the old ideas of the household and agricultural cults to the broader needs of the community, especially to the new necessities of internal justice between citizens and war against external enemies, and secondly the organization of more or less casual worship into something like a consistent system.
This seeming casual connexion, to some extent, confirms the historic connexion suggested by the text, that the Jews at the Exodus had to use bread prepared in haste; but not even Hebrew tradition attempts to explain why the abstention should last for seven days.
In his Representative Government (1860) he systematized opinions already put forward in many casual articles and essays.
His dark suit was inappropriate for the casual atmosphere, but she had to admit that he looked dashing.
"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.