Such was the first conquest of Ireland, a conquest too facile to be secure.
In proportion as such conversion was facile and rapid, it was probably imperfect.
To the west of the Casiquiare there is a much shorter and more facile connexion between the Orinoco and Amazon basins, called the isthmus of Pimichin, which is reached by ascending the Terni branch of the Atabapo affluent of the Orinoco.
The towns were growing fast, and extending their municipal liberties; the necessities of John and the facile carelessness of Henry led to the grant of innumerable charters and privileges.
Such facile metres are called "political," in the sense of "commonplace," "of the city."