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The casting of lots is mentioned by Alfred in his version of Bede, pluton mid tanum, "they cast lots with twigs."
I was just going to propose that we should cast lots, in cannibalistic fashion, to decide who should lunch on the other.
NELL, OF SHORNE MILLSCHARLES GARVICE
We cast lots to see who should assist me to put out the eye of the Cyclops when he was asleep.
They had cast lots and lived on each other until but two remained.
They came about me, as bees about the honey-comb: and, Upon my vesture they cast lots.
But our captain would not listen to it; but he would let us cast lots to see which of us would perform the unpleasant office.
FIRE CLOUDSAMUEL FLETCHER
They cast lots on the occasion, and it was the lot of Pompeius to feast them first.
When they had cast lots, 21 the lot fell upon the prophet; and when they asked him whence he came, and what he had done?
We cast lots, and it fell upon me to sail hither with Achilles.
So we made a great feast and held good cheer, and had the poison prepared, and cast lots.
THE LAST GENERATIONJAMES ELROY FLECKER

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