So, hard upon the uprush of the first German air-fleet, these Asiatic swarms took to the atmosphere.
And the German airships were barely in sight of the Atlantic waters, the first Asiatic fleet was scarcely reported from Upper Burmah, before the fantastic fabric of credit and finance that had held the world together economically for a hundred years strained and snapped.
And simultaneously with the beginning of that, commenced the momentous struggle of the Germans and Asiatics that is usually known as the Battle of Niagara because of the objective of the Asiatic attack.
The Asiatic invasion of America completely effaced the German-American conflict.
The allied Chino-Japanese fleet made the same distinction as the Germans between airships and fighting machines heavier than air, but the type in both cases was entirely different from the occidental models, and--it is eloquent of the vigour with which these great peoples took up and bettered the European methods of scientific research in almost every particular the invention of Asiatic engineers.
The German airship was fish-shaped, with a blunted head; the Asiatic airship was also fish-shaped, but not so much on the lines of a cod or goby as of a ray or sole.
From that point he had nearly a hemisphere of sky and got his first glimpse of the Asiatic airships low in the sky above the glittering tumults of the Upper Rapids.
The string of Asiatic ships swung round and either charged into or over (it was difficult to say from below) the shattered line of the Germans, who seemed to open out to give way to them.
One Asiatic either rammed or collided with a still more gigantic German, and the two went spinning to destruction together.
Perhaps a hundred yards above the water, out of the south, riding like Valkyries swiftly through the air on the strange steeds the engineering of Europe had begotten upon the artistic inspiration of Japan, came a long string of Asiatic swordsman.
I have contributed rejected notes To Whom It May Concern: Asiatic Quarterly Review on these subjects.
If you were Asiatic of birth you might be employed right off; but this half-year of leave is to make you de~Englishized, you see?
His dress was very plain and simple, and the fashion of it between the Asiatic
and the European; but he had on his head a light helmet of gold, adorned with jewels, and a plume on the crest.
After this there remained for Severus, who wished to make himself master of the whole empire, two difficulties; one in Asia, where Niger, head of the Asiatic
army, had caused himself to be proclaimed emperor; the other in the west where Albinus was, who also aspired to the throne.