Usage examples for asian

  1. They led us through a gate in the high wall, for the town was fortified, up a narrow, stone- paved street which ran between houses apparently of the usual Central Asian type, and, so far as I could judge by moonlight, with no pretensions to architectural beauty, and not large in size. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. These in the torrid tracts began their sway, Whose cultured fields their growing arts display; The northern tribes a later stock may boast, A race descended from the Asian coast. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  3. Out in the Asian desert on the 24th of May the temperature is such that you can cook eggs if you only cover them with a little sand. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  4. Then I heard an old grizzled, long- haired Central Asian chief, who had come down with the Amir, asking questions of a native officer. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  5. The political world is the domain for the most part of the Aryan- speaking people, and of the Semitic people, and of those people who in Egypt within the Mediterranean area, and in China in the eastern Asian area, have built up civilisations which have only recently come under scientific observation. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  6. " A. E. W." in his interesting papers on Kashmir game, published in The Asian, gives the following measurements of two heads:- Inches. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  7. Therefore, as all civilisation proceeds westward, Jasper turned his face from the east; and had no more idea of recrossing Temple Bar in search of fortune, friends, or kindred, than a modern Welshman would dream of a pilgrimage to Asian shores to re- embrace those distant relatives whom Hu Gadarn left behind him countless centuries ago, when that mythical chief conducted his faithfid Cymrians over the Hazy Sea to this happy island of Honey. – What Will He Do With It, Book 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. From the red banks of Arab's odorous tide Their Isthmus opens, and strange waters glide; Europe from all her shores, with crowded sails, Looks thro the pass and calls the Asian gales. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow
  9. The American National Spiritual Assembly has appointed a special committee for the Asian countries, and I am quite sure you will find the very closest possible cooperation from them in the development of the work. – Japan Will Turn Ablaze! by Barbara R. Sims
  10. The Chinese drama, which we can only trace vaguely to Central Asian sources, and no farther back than the twelfth century of our era, has some points of contact with the Greek drama. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
  11. Though Cyrus did not live to receive in person the submission of all the west Asian peoples, his son Cambyses had received it before his short reign of eight years came to an end. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  12. Some of his former correspondents in other parts of the world, not entirely satisfied with the Asian and East Indian systems of education, shipped their sons to Mr. Gray. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  13. At any rate, the twin spectres of a Pan- Asian or a Pan- Colored alliance would probably vanish like a mirage of the desert, and the white world would be far better able to deal with yellow pressure on its race- frontiers- no light task, weakened and distracted as the white world finds itself to- day. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  14. O'er the wide Asian land, the Persian sway Can force no tribute now, and can no rule sustain. – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  15. The snows of Atlas melt beneath the sheen, Through Thebaid caves the rushing splendour flows, Cimmerian glooms with Asian beams are bright, And Earth reposes in a belt of light. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  16. Let us not refuse to breathe the air of Heaven, lest there be something European or Asian in it. – Confessions and Criticisms by Julian Hawthorne
  17. This forward movement is rooted in the ambitions and the interests of Asian nations themselves. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. He had had a post- graduate course in the South- East Asian jungles. – Take the Reason Prisoner by John Joseph McGuire
  19. A correspondent of The Asian, writing from Ceylon, gives an account of a musk- rat attacking a large frog, and holding on to it in spite of interference. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale