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ASIAAmerican Spinal Injury Association
ASIAAsian Society for the Intervention of AIDS (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
ASIAAmerican Sheep Industry Association
ASIAAutomotive Service Industry Association (now Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association)
ASIAAssociation of Stringed Instrument Artisans
ASIAAsian Students in America
ASIAAsian Students in Australia
ASIAAssociated Services for International Adoption (Lake Oswego, OR)
ASIAAlaska Support Industry Alliance
ASIAAsian Students in Action
ASIAAssistant Secretary, Indian Affairs
ASIAAdoption Service Information Agency, Inc.
ASIAAsian Services in Action, Inc. (Akron, OH)
ASIAAsian Students Increasing Achievement (scholarship program)
ASIAAviation Security Improvement Act of 1990
ASIAAzienda Speciale Igiene Ambientale (Italy)
ASIAAsian Sisters in Action
ASIAArizona Strip Interpretive Association
ASIAAmateur Ski Instructors Association
ASIAAlabama Self-Insurers Association
ASIAAustralian Stevedoring Industry Authority
ASIAAdoption Services Information Agency
ASIAArkansas Self-Insurers Association
ASIAAmerican Society of Internal Arts
ASIAAntiqui Societatis Iesus Alumni
ASIAAsia Studies in Amsterdam
ASIAAnnual Symposium on Information Assurance
ASIAAcquisition System Improvement Act
ASIAAlaska Society of Independent Accountants
ASIAAssociate, Securities Institute of Australia
ASIAAlternative Solution for International Accounting
ASIAAmerican Society of Indian Anesthesiologists
ASIAAdvanced Simulation Interoperable Architecture
ASIAAsian Student International Association
ASIAAsian American Students In America
ASIAActive Signal Integrity Architecture
ASIAAllied Systems Interoperability Agency
ASIAAlaska Ski Instructors Association
ASIAArthouse Strategic International Advertising, Inc.
ASIAArizona Self Insured Association
ASIAAlicia Silverstone Image Archive
ASIAAnalog Signal Memory with Intrinsic Adjustment
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The struggle with Japan and the rest of Asia for India was merely delayed.
When these things are remembered no one will marvel at the ease with which Alexander held the Empire of Asia, or at the difficulties which others have had to keep an acquisition, such as Pyrrhus and many more; this is not occasioned by the little or abundance of ability in the conqueror, but by the want of uniformity in the subject state.
He had done rough work in Central Asia, and had seen rather more help-yourself fighting than most men of his years.
Some may gradually become pastoral hordes, like those rude and migratory people, half shepherd, half warrior, who, with their flocks and herds, roam the plains of upper Asia; but others, it is to be apprehended, will become predatory bands, mounted on the fleet steeds of the prairies, with the open plains for their marauding grounds, and the mountains for their retreats and lurking-places.
My readings had taught me that it was practically unknown outside of Asia, and that, so late as the twentieth century, at least, there had been no savage beasts outside captivity in England.
At this point indicated on the planisphere one of these currents was rolling, the Kuro-Scivo of the Japanese, the Black River, which, leaving the Gulf of Bengal, where it is warmed by the perpendicular rays of a tropical sun, crosses the Straits of Malacca along the coast of Asia, turns into the North Pacific to the Aleutian Islands, carrying with it trunks of camphor-trees and other indigenous productions, and edging the waves of the ocean with the pure indigo of its warm water.
From Smyrna towards the Holy Land the course will lay through the Grecian Archipelago, close by the Isle of Patmos, along the coast of Asia, ancient Pamphylia, and the Isle of Cyprus.
And in the meantime her flood of yellow life poured out and on over Asia. China laughed and read in their magazines the learned lucubrations of the distracted Western scholars.
For Britain and France and Italy had declared war upon Germany and outraged Swiss neutrality; India, at the sight of Asiatic airships, had broken into a Hindoo insurrection in Bengal and a Mohametan revolt hostile to this in the North-west Provinces--the latter spreading like wildfire from Gobi to the Gold Coast--and the Confederation of Eastern Asia had seized the oil wells of Burmha and was impartially attacking America and Germany.
I can find Greece, Asia, Italy, Spain and the Islands, --the genius and creative principle of each and of all eras, in my own mind.
And there seems no reason to doubt that if these elephants, which have now been hunted for thousands of years, by Semiramis, by Porus, by hannibal, and by all the successive monarchs of the East --if they still survive there in great numbers, much more may the great whale outlast all hunting, since he has a pasture to expatiate in, which is precisely twice as large as all Asia, both Americas, Europe and Africa, New Holland, and all the Isles of the sea combined.
There are few things upon which a greater variety of conjectures has been offered than upon the reasons that induced the ancients to distinguish this gulf, which separates Asia from Africa, by the name of the Red Sea, an appellation that has almost universally obtained in all languages.
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