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  • n  a window sash that is hinged (usually on one side)

  • The rooms are large with high ceilings and casement windows that look out upon Xuan Huoung Lake.
  • Laureate Masefield apologizes for not being an actual thruster, explains how a poet may open his casement on perilous seas: "I have taken a footman's modest part in countless .
  • Through tall casement windows Saxon sunbeams glint upon carved oak.
Quotes

  • Jim Magilton in Sportinglife.com
    Magilton told the club's official website: "It normally takes something pretty drastic to keep Jason out but if that is the case then we have Alex Bruce and Chris Casement who can both come in and do a good job for us."
  • Mario Vargas Llosa in AFP
    Casement was one of the first to see and document the cruelties of this colonisation: he was ahead of his time. The novel is inspired by historical facts,explained Vargas Llosa, who splits his time between Peru and Spain.
  • Alvaro Vargas Llosa in guardian.co.uk
    Casement was born into a pro-British Protestant family in Ulster and as a boy was fascinated by the great British explorers, and with the idea of empire,says Vargas Llosa. "He went to Africa as a 19-year-old but it was his experiences in...

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