cast accounts

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I've no doubt he can read, and write, and cast accounts if he chooses.
The school was to be a place where poor children could learn to "read, write and cast accounts" and its name is derived from blue being the colour of giving and charity.
A committee comprising deputy director estate management, deputy director urban planning, deputy director law and cast accounts will review the applications filed in connection with allotment of substitute plots.
THE Liverpool Blue Coat School was founded in 1708 by Bryan Blundell and the Rev Robert Styth as a "school for teaching poor children to read, write and cast accounts."
The Blue Coat was founded in 1708 by master mariner Bryan Blundell and the Reverend Robert Styth, the rector of Liverpool, who aimed to create a place where poor children could learn to 'read, write and cast accounts'.
The Liverpool Blue Coat School was founded in 1708 by mariner Bryan Blundell and the Reverend Robert Styth, the then rector of Liverpool, with the intention of organising a place where poor children could be accommodated, cared for and learn to "read, write and cast accounts".