There is a wind of nationalism and freedom blowing round the world,
and blowing as strongly in Asia as elsewhere. Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin (of Bewdley) Speech, Dec.
Sitting as huge as Asia, seismic with laughter, Gin and chicken
helpless in her Irish hand. George Granville Barker 'To My Mother'.
John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace,
from him which is, and which was, and which is to
come. Bible (NewTestament) Revelation1:4.
was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and heard behind me a great voice, as
of a trumpet, Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first
and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book,
and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia. Bible (NewTestament) Revelation1:10^11.
The dusty catastrophe of Asia.Green only on the banner of the Prophet.
Nothing grows here except mustaches. Ioseph Brodsky Less Than One,'Flight From Byzantium'.
We declared war on America and Britain out of Our sincere desire to
ensure Japan's self-preservation and the stabilisation
of East Asia. Hirohito Declaration,15 Aug. Quoted in Edward Behr Hirohito
Holla, ye pampered Jades of Asia; What, can ye draw
but twenty miles a day? Christopher Marlowe Tamburlaine the Great (published1590), pt.2,