CASTING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of casting
Definition:
n. choice of actors to play particular roles in a play or movie
Example:
There was even a baby born in a polling station to an expectant mother determined that nothing would stop her from casting a ballot.
Sentence in Classic:
In olden times it was the custom to punish the parricide, the man who had raised his murderous hand against his father, by casting him into the depths of the sea in a sack in which were placed a cock, a monkey, and a serpent.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
And finally there was a tremendous baying of dogs and a shrill crowing from the black cockerel, and out came Napoleon himself, majestically upright, casting haughty glances from side to side, and with his dogs gambolling round him.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He noticed that they whispered to one another, casting significant looks at him with a kind of awe and even servility.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The girl blushed, the Theatin accepted the invitation and she followed him, casting her eyes on Candide with confusion and surprise, and dropping a few tears.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Dick, passing his hand among his grey hair, and casting anything but a confident look at his manuscript.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Seizing his cap, and casting all ceremony to the winds, he fled from the house, and rushed through the courtyard.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The latter, however, was not discoverable in the conservatories, and Lily, oppressed by a sudden conviction of failure, was casting about for a way to rid herself of her now superfluous companion, when they came upon Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
As they neared Marietta Street, the trees thinned out and the tall flames roaring up above the buildings threw street and houses into a glare of light brighter than day, casting monstrous shadows that twisted as wildly as torn sails flapping in a gale on a sinking ship.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
After casting her eyes around, as if to look for the aid which was nowhere to be found, and after a few broken interjections, she raised her hands to heaven, and burst into a passion of uncontrolled vexation and sorrow.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
As the sun declined to its setting, casting long shadows athwart the soil from every pebble, Jean Valjean sat down behind a bush upon a large ruddy plain, which was absolutely deserted.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context