1 But the cursory glance my father had taken of my volume by no means assured me that he was acquainted with its contents, and I continued to read with the greatest avidity.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 2
2 He then took a cursory view of the present state of the science and explained many of its elementary terms.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 3
3 At every vacant minute he hastened to gather furze-stumps, thorn-tree roots, and other solid materials from the adjacent slopes, hiding them from cursory view.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated