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'.
The loss of India would mark and consummate the downfall of the
British Empire. That great organism would pass at a
stroke out of life into history.From such a catastrophe there
could be no recovery. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill Speech to the Indian Empire Society, London,12 Dec.
After all the doors were shut, our region is facing a deep abyss after the
turning of the Gulf crisis into an imminent catastrophe.We have
not left a door that we did not knockon, ora road
that we did not taketofind a political settlement of this
crisis. ibnTalal Hussein On his attempts to intercede for peace in the Gulf
The automobile is the greatest catastrophe in the entire history of City
architecture. Philip Cortelyou Johnson 'The Town and the Automobile or the Pride of Elm Street', published in
Humanhistory becomesmoreand morea racebetween education and
catastrophe. H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells The Outline of History, vol.2, ch.41.