Usage examples for asiatic

  1. The Asiatic peoples were quick to bow before a sudden attack; but no sooner had the conqueror departed, than those who had sworn him eternal fealty sought only how best to break their oaths. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. The face of Ramesses is Asiatic. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  3. But I do not say, I cannot say, that he ought to take on the Asiatic manuscripts. – The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton
  4. Asiatic voices and African persuade him to sleep in the tropical night. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  5. In that he succeeded: the inundations of Asiatic populations spent their force in vain against the Gallic frontier. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  6. As to the Asiatic blacks this has been for a long time known among the Andamanese; it has lately been noticed upon the Sakai of Malacca, and it is to be found also among the Negritos of the Philippines, as I can show by specimens. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  7. As usual there have been repeated attempts to find an external and especially an Asiatic origin for this culture. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  8. The point to be kept in mind is their Asiatic origin, as this will at once help us to separate the fables which we can use from those which must be rejected. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  9. Next day two cases of Asiatic cholera were reported in the steerage. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  10. True Liberal as Harriet Martineau was, she hated with all her soul, not the Russian people, but the hideous despotism, the Asiatic and barbarian and brutal government of that empire. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  11. If it were not for the Asiatic religion we have accepted, it is, I think, doubtful whether we should not be far more materialistic in thought- form than we are. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  12. Victoria has grown into fame by its immense trade with the old Asiatic countries. – The Dominion in 1983 by Ralph Centennius
  13. General rules for judging Asiatic Cats. – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  14. But the " elephants caught in the ice," and Cuvier's " instantaneous change of climate," seem to me no more intelligible today than when I wrote my Asiatic fragments. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  15. From her face and figure the half savage, or Asiatic note, present in the physiognomy and complexion of her brothers and sisters, was entirely absent. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. In fact European civilization is not satisfying and Asia can still offer something more attractive to many who are far from Asiatic in spirit. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  17. The Eskimo, whether they are the survivors of the Magdalenian race or a regiment thrown off the Asiatic army as it entered America, remain at the primitive level. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  18. It is true, Temujin had one or two wives already; but this made no difference, for it was the custom then, as, indeed, it is still, for the Asiatic princes and chieftains to take as many wives as their wealth and position would enable them to maintain. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott