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Casson

(ˈkæsən)
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(Biography) 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.
Casson tweeted with hashtag #reasonstolikeCairo, reason number 60.
When officers arrived, they found Mark Casson and asked him if he was carrying a weapon, a court heard.
Casson, of Vicarage Street, North Shields, told officers he used the gun to shoot cans and "mess about with" and had taken it out of the house after having an argument with his girlfriend.
Casson has joined the company as Vice President/Agency Manager covering the Midwest as part of AmTrust Title's growing national presence.
TTN spoke to Simon Casson, president, hotel operations, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, for more.
The UK ambassador to Cairo, John Casson, in a statement on Twitter, described the meeting as "historic".
The growing success of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the region was once again highlighted, with Simon Casson, President of Hotel Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa, being recognized with the accolade of 'Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry' at the Food and Travel Arabia GCC Awards 2017.