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Casson

Sir Hugh (Maxwell). 1910--99, British architect; president of the Royal Academy of Arts (1976--84)
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Casson, the landlord, had been for some time standing at the door with his hands in his pockets, balancing himself on his heels and toes and looking towards a piece of unenclosed ground, with a maple in the middle of it, which he knew to be the destination of certain grave- looking men and women whom he had observed passing at intervals.
Casson had been revolving in his mind for the last five minutes; but when he had partly solved it by taking his hands out of his pockets, and thrusting them into the armholes of his waistcoat, by throwing his head on one side, and providing himself with an air of contemptuous indifference to whatever might fall under his notice, his thoughts were diverted by the approach of the horseman whom we lately saw pausing to have another look at our friend Adam, and who now pulled up at the door of the Donnithorne Arms.
Casson, in a treble and wheezy voice, with a slightly mincing accent.
Well, Mester Casson," he continued, as that personage sauntered up towards the group of men, "how are ye t' naight?
Casson, with some dignity; "Poyser wouldn't like to hear as his wife's niece was treated any ways disrespectful, for all he mayn't be fond of her taking on herself to preach.
Although Mose battled bravely and notched up two well-taken scores through Kyle Evans and Casson, Jersey's powerful pack proved the difference.
Speaking to TV cameras in Arabic after the verdict, Mr Casson said he was "shocked and concerned by the sentences".
After the court on Saturday sentenced the journalists to three years imprisonment for operating without a license, British Ambassador John Casson said he was shocked and concerned in the wake of the decision.
CAIRO, Aug 30 (KUNA) -- Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the British ambassador in Cairo John Casson to reject his comments on a court decision handing down jail sentences to three journalists in a retrial.
RACKED by the guilt she had carried for 52 years, Melody Casson could no longer bear to hide her awful secret.
The Robins, who were forced to play centre-half Curtis Coppen in goal because Michael Robinson and Chris Bannon are injured, were denied by Celtic keeper Andrew Casson.
British Ambassador John Casson last night attended the launch of Malvern College Egypt to highlight how Britain is investing in Egypt s future by investing in the education of Egypt s young people.