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  • Roscoe, New York, is a hamlet in New York State, which according to a recent census contains 261 households.†   (source)
  • Last week's census showed about two thirds of those'd been recalled in the past month or so.†   (source)
  • For all Hiro knows, this hypercard might contain all the books in the Library of Congress, or every episode of Hawaii Five-O that was ever filmed, or the complete recordings of Jimi Hendrix, or the 1950 Census.†   (source)
  • We discussed how I was to be fed and how I should manage about the census when it took place next day.†   (source)
  • At the final Big and Tall Shop on the border of what had just been pronounced, by the 2000 United States Census, the third poorest zip code in the country, Leigh Anne said, "I've lived here my whole life and I've never been to this neighborhood."†   (source)
  • Chicago's population had topped one million for the first time, making the city the second most populous in the nation after New York, although disgruntled residents of Philadelphia, previously in second place, were quick to point out that Chicago had cheated by annexing large expanses of land just in time for the 1890 decadal census.†   (source)
  • The 2000 census revealed that fully one-third of Clarkston's population was foreign-born, though almost everyone suspected the number was higher because census estimates did not account for large numbers of refugees and immigrants living together in Clarkston's apartments.†   (source)
  • If he had spoken of a village census in Little Dunthorpe, she might have shown some interest.†   (source)
  • The planet sheltered people who lived at the desert edge without caid or bashar to command them: will-o'—the-sand people called Fremen, marked down on no census of the Imperial Regate.†   (source)
  • Had Revere been given a list of 250 surnames drawn at random from the Boston census of 1775, there is no question he would have scored well over 100.†   (source)
  • In the most recent census, the population of the county had actually dropped, which didn't surprise him in the slightest.†   (source)
  • Just a lot of kids and some older folks who haven't had a job or a haircut since the last census.†   (source)
  • "Just taking a census," Bellamy replied.†   (source)
  • According to the 1980 census, seven black folks in this state claimed to be worth more than a million dollars.†   (source)
  • And when the Union census taker came and was registering black folks, they asked what my granddaddy's name was, and they said Michael-Michael was all they knew.†   (source)
  • The meatblood colors and massed bodies, this is a census-taking of awful ways to die.†   (source)
  • It was impossible to obtain an accurate census.†   (source)
  • Farmer began modestly, with a preliminary health census.†   (source)
  • Working from census figures as well as linguistic data, Fought calculates that the Inland Southern dialect overtook Inland Northern in the past twenty years.†   (source)
  • The population will be determined by a census.†   (source)
  • Especially since the last census.†   (source)
  • I suppose it was because Bedleyville was still Bedleyville then, and not yet Bed-ley Run (though desperately wanting to be), and pretty much anybody new to town was seen as a positive addition to the census and tax base.†   (source)
  • It never occurred to me that religion could have played any part in their searching, until I saw a blank on the census that asked about past religious affiliation.†   (source)
  • It had 162 inhabitants in 1950 and 124 at the last census—and so much for the population explosion at Alice.†   (source)
  • San Narciso lay further south, near L. A. Like many named places in California it was less an identifiable city than a grouping of concepts—census tracts, special purpose bond-issue districts, shopping nuclei, all overlaid with access roads to its own freeway.†   (source)
  • The orders plainly stated that my first task should have been to conduct a census and general survey of wolves, followed by an intensive study of "wolf—caribou—predator—prey relationships."†   (source)
  • As of the most recent census, it was home to over 100,000 people.†   (source)
  • Through them poured endless streams of statistics-production figures, census returns, and all the book-keeping of a world economic system.†   (source)
  • In the following year the government was going to take a census, including the contaminated zones if possible.†   (source)
  • How goes the census?†   (source)
  • When the publishers of his Thirty Years' View sent a messenger to inquire as to how many copies he thought ought to be printed, he loftily replied: "Sir, they can ascertain from the last census how many families there are in the United States, sir"; and that was the only suggestion he would make.†   (source)
  • Are you census takers?†   (source)
  • Non-slave States don't want to include slaves in the census.†   (source)
  • "You think the census bureau is hiding ten million black people," I said.†   (source)
  • The Belgians classified the natives ethnically — through a census, completed in the 1930s.†   (source)
  • He'd found a book that described a census done in a rural part of India, and he used it as a manual.†   (source)
  • Paul had expanded and refined the health census he'd begun around Cange in 1983.†   (source)
  • The first census will probably increase the number of representatives to at least 100.†   (source)
  • A census of inhabitants will be taken every ten years.†   (source)
  • But they will be included in the federal census that determines the number of representatives.†   (source)
  • Temporary Number; 10-Year Census Will Adjust Number†   (source)
  • A census will be taken within three years.†   (source)
  • If the census was only used to determine proportional taxation, States would want a smaller number.†   (source)
  • A new census is to be taken every ten years.†   (source)
  • The number grew steadily in proportion to the census of Earth Men already on Mars.†   (source)
  • Olmsted and Codman arrived three days later, on Saturday morning, and found the city ringing from the news that the final census count had confirmed the earlier, preliminary ranking of Chicago as America's second largest city, even though this final tally also showed that Chicago's lead over Philadelphia was a skimpy one, only 52,324 souls.†   (source)
  • The idea of the census was to allow the Germans to track down all Jews hiding in Warsaw in one fell swoop.†   (source)
  • Even if the Germans broke into the flat during the census, we concluded that they would be unlikely to notice the small door behind which I was hiding.†   (source)
  • Perkowski had to find a tenant in the next few days, if only because the Germans had announced a census which would entail a police search of all homes to see if the occupants were properly registered and had a right to live there.†   (source)
  • The estimates most often cited are based on a census conducted by the Belgians near the end of colonization.†   (source)
  • Jonathan Crane, a sociologist at the University of Illinois, has looked at the effect the number of role models in a community — the professionals, managers, teachers whom the Census Bureau has defined as "high status" — has on the lives of teenagers in the same neighborhood.†   (source)
  • The 1980 census put the population at just over eight thousand, four times that much for the entire county, and the numbers were expected to increase slightly after the next head count.†   (source)
  • Although other factors may be involved, the census data from 1990 and 2000 appear to document what she observes.†   (source)
  • Night after night, I went to the office and print shop where they kept all their records and Stephen's writings, and I sat until the early-morning hours studying their census.†   (source)
  • Then the decade rolled around, the census was done, the nation was redistricted, the lawsuits flew and the arguments got down to fisticuffs in state houses across the nation.†   (source)
  • The 2000 census showed large increases nationally from 1990 in many immigrant languages people said they spoke at home.†   (source)
  • They came to take the census.†   (source)
  • Don't say only the census.†   (source)
  • Farmer also traveled to Lima, to conduct a health census in the slum, as Ophelia had helped him to do a decade ago in Cange.†   (source)
  • So the census data do not provide evidence of a massive shift away from English acquisition, the first step in becoming assimilated.†   (source)
  • You believe the census, Nick?†   (source)
  • By July 2002, the Census Bureau reported that all together there were 38.8 million Hispanics or Latinos (the bureau uses both terms) in the United States, 60 percent of them born here.†   (source)
  • He remembered many other patients who had died, along with their lab data, and remembered vividly three young Haitians who had worked with him on the first health census of Cange: Acéphie, picked off by malaria, Michelet by typhoid, Ti-tap Joseph by puerperal sepsis.†   (source)
  • It was only the census.†   (source)
  • He'd begun with the census because that was the way to identify problems and to begin building records and to create a baseline against which future censuses could measure how well the new system was working.†   (source)
  • Dallas and Houston receive more fresh Mexican immigrants than San Antonio, but the census data from those cities do not show dramatic gains for Spanish.†   (source)
  • Back before Father Jack's death, while helping Jim on the health census, Farmer had asked the project director of Socios en Salud if drug-resistant tuberculosis was a problem in the northern slums of Lima.†   (source)
  • The 2000 census showed the states with the largest Hispanic immigrant concentrations (based on number of persons who speak Spanish at home) to be New Mexico with 29 percent; Texas, 27 percent; California, 26 percent; Arizona, 20 percent; Florida, 16 percent; Nevada, 16 percent; New York, 14 percent; New Jersey, 12 percent; and Illinois and Colorado, each 11 percent.†   (source)
  • I believe the census.†   (source)
  • Back in England after the summer of 1985, she had done some modest fund-raising of her own and, on Paul's instructions, bought ten scales for weighing babies, to use for identifying infants at risk in the continuing health census.†   (source)
  • He'd begun with the census because that was the way to identify problems and to begin building records and to create a baseline against which future censuses could measure how well the new system was working.†   (source)
  • But they should not be counted when determining representation, which is determined by a census of persons.†   (source)
  • Therefore, the full number of slaves should be included in the census, because other States count people who do not have all the rights of citizens.†   (source)
  • If the census was only used to determine proportional representation, the States would want to exaggerate their population.†   (source)
  • To a large degree, the accuracy of the federal census will depend on the disposition, if not on the cooperation, of the States.†   (source)
  • By using the census to determine both, the States will have opposite interests, which will control and balance each other, and produce an impartial census.†   (source)
  • The census has two objectives: First, to periodically adjust the ratio of representatives to inhabitants; the exception is that each State will have at least one representative.†   (source)
  • States' Census Bias†   (source)
  • Only minutes before, Cannon had ruled that a census bill promoted by one of his cohorts was privileged under the Constitution and could be considered out of order, inasmuch as that document provided for the taking of the census.†   (source)
  • Now Cannon's own ruling on the census bill in support of his friend had given Norris—and his resolution, clearly based on the Constitution's provision for House rules—an opening, an opening through which the Nebraska Congressman led all of the insurgent and Democratic forces.†   (source)
  • So that, he estimated, this broad land of ours has by the census not less than 26,400 geniuses and 83,752 artists, not counting those in business and advertising.†   (source)
  • Is that how you would describe your religion in a census paper?' asked Weeks, in mild tones.†   (source)
  • Though nominally included in the census of Christendom, he was still an alien to it.†   (source)
  • my master, a census of the sword hands that await you; lo!†   (source)
  • [Footnote j: The exact numbers given by the census of 1830 were: Kentucky, 688,-844; Ohio, 937,679†   (source)
  • *l [Footnote k: 3,672,317—Census of 1830.†   (source)
  • 'It is true that even with our 361,000, or practically 362,000, population, there are, by the last census, almost a score of larger cities in the United States.†   (source)
  • The day is coming when great nations will find their numbers dwindling from census to census; when the six roomed villa will rise in price above the family mansion; when the viciously reckless poor and the stupidly pious rich will delay the extinction of the race only by degrading it; whilst the boldly prudent, the thriftily selfish and ambitious, the imaginative and poetic, the lovers of money and solid comfort, the worshippers of success, art, and of love, will all oppose to the Force of Life the device of sterility.†   (source)
  • Where he got them did not matter to him; figures in the daily papers, in the census report, or in the Miscellany Column of the Sanctification Herald were equally valid.†   (source)
  • All day long this man would toil thus, his whole being centered upon the purpose of making twenty-three instead of twenty-two and a half cents an hour; and then his product would be reckoned up by the census taker, and jubilant captains of industry would boast of it in their banquet halls, telling how our workers are nearly twice as efficient as those of any other country.†   (source)
  • If he doesn't, and some nursemaid goes out walkin' or orf with a soldier, leavin' of the hinfant in the perambulator—well, then I shouldn't be surprised if the census is one babby the less.†   (source)
  • But, gentlemen, if by the next census we do not stand at least tenth, then I'll be the first to request any knocker to remove my shirt and to eat the same, with the compliments of G. F. Babbitt, Esquire!†   (source)
  • Oh, we have a golden roster of cities—Detroit and Cleveland with their renowned factories, Cincinnati with its great machine-tool and soap products, Pittsburg and Birmingham with their steel, Kansas City and Minneapolis and Omaha that open their bountiful gates on the bosom of the ocean-like wheatlands, and countless other magnificent sister-cities, for, by the last census, there were no less than sixty-eight glorious American burgs with a population of over one hundred thousand!†   (source)
  • He had a bag of money in his pocket, like a pudding in the cloth, and on that property married a young person in bed-furniture, with great rejoicings; the whole population of Portsmouth (nine in number at the last census) turning out on the beach to rub their own hands and shake everybody else's, and sing "Fill, fill!"†   (source)
  • It was about this epoch that Enjolras, in view of a possible catastrophe, instituted a kind of mysterious census.†   (source)
  • No Capitation, or other direct Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census or Enumeration herein before directed to be taken.†   (source)
  • Amongst civilized nations it is easy to obtain an accurate census of the inhabitants; but the two others cannot be determined with so much facility.†   (source)
  • And when these things unite in a man of greatly superior natural force, with a globular brain and a ponderous heart; who has also by the stillness and seclusion of many long night-watches in the remotest waters, and beneath constellations never seen here at the north, been led to think untraditionally and independently; receiving all nature's sweet or savage impressions fresh from her own virgin voluntary and confiding breast, and thereby chiefly, but with some help from accidental advantages, to learn a bold and nervous lofty language—that man makes one in a whole nation's census—a mighty pageant creature, formed for noble tragedies.†   (source)
  • For M. Fauchelevent, independent gentleman, belonged to the national guard; he had not been able to escape through the fine meshes of the census of 1831.†   (source)
  • Though so short a period ago—not a good lifetime—the census of the buffalo in Illinois exceeded the census of men now in London, and though at the present day not one horn or hoof of them remains in all that region; and though the cause of this wondrous extermination was the spear of man; yet the far different nature of the whale-hunt peremptorily forbids so inglorious an end to the Leviathan.†   (source)
  • [Footnote e: Census of 1790, 3,929,328; 1830, 12,856,165; 1860, 31,443,321; 1870, 38,555,983; 1890, 62,831,900†   (source)
  • In what census of living creatures, the dead of mankind are included; why it is that a universal proverb says of them, that they tell no tales, though containing more secrets than the Goodwin Sands; how it is that to his name who yesterday departed for the other world, we prefix so significant and infidel a word, and yet do not thus entitle him, if he bu†   (source)
  • [In the Census of 1870 it is stated that the Indian population of the United States is only 25,731, of whom 7,241 are in California†   (source)
  • [See U. S. census report of 1890†   (source)
  • This constant gravitation of the federal power and influence towards the northwest is shown every ten years, when a general census of the population is made, and the number of delegates which each State sends to Congress is settled afresh.†   (source)
  • A conservative estimate of the population of the Philippine Islands is 8,000,000; that of Hawaii, by the census of 1897, was given at 109,020; and the present estimated population of Porto Rico is 900,000.†   (source)
  • No Capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken.†   (source)
  • The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.†   (source)
  • [11] It is curious to note that the center of population of the United States, according to the last census, is now "in southern Indiana, in the western part of Bloomington city, Monroe county.†   (source)
  • (mixed animal and vegetable diet), to be multiplied by 4,386,035, the total population of Ireland according to census returns of 1901†   (source)
  • [44] The Geographic Board is composed of representatives of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, the Geological Survey, the General Land Office, the Post Office, the Forest Service, the Smithsonian Institution, the Biological Survey, the Government Printing Office, the Census and Lighthouse Bureaus, the General Staff of the Army, the Hydrographic Office, Library and War Records Office of the Navy, the Treasury and the Department of State†   (source)
  • The census of 1910 showed that nearly 1,500,000 persons then living permanently on American soil could not speak it at all; that more than 13,000,000 had been born in other countries, chiefly of different language; and that nearly 20,000,000 were the children of such immigrants, and hence under the influence of their speech habits.†   (source)
  • You may read in many languages, yet read nothing about it,
    You may read the President's message and read nothing about it there,
    Nothing in the reports from the State department or Treasury
    department, or in the daily papers or weekly papers,
    Or in the census or revenue returns, prices current, or any accounts
    of stock.†   (source)
  • I would sing how an old man, tall, with white hair, mounted the
    scaffold in Virginia,
    (I was at hand, silent I stood with teeth shut close, I watch'd,
    I stood very near you old man when cool and indifferent, but trembling
    with age and your unheal'd wounds you mounted the scaffold;)
    I would sing in my copious song your census returns of the States,
    The tables of population and products, I would sing of your ships
    and their cargoes,
    The proud black ships of Manhattan arriving, some fill'd with
    immigrants, some from the isthmus with cargoes of gold,
    Songs thereof would I sing, to all that hitherward comes would welcome give,
    And you would I sing, fai†   (source)
  • Within every successive term of ten years a census of inhabitants is to be repeated.†   (source)
  • An actual census or enumeration of the people must furnish the rule, a circumstance which effectually shuts the door to partiality or oppression.†   (source)
  • It will not be thought an extravagant conjecture that the first census will, at the rate of one for every thirty thousand, raise the number of representatives to at least one hundred.†   (source)
  • They ought therefore to be comprehended in estimates of taxation which are founded on property, and to be excluded from representation which is regulated by a census of persons.†   (source)
  • In every State, a certain proportion of inhabitants are deprived of this right by the constitution of the State, who will be included in the census by which the federal Constitution apportions the representatives.†   (source)
  • Nothing can be more chimerical than to imagine that in a trial of actual force, victory may be calculated by the rules which prevail in a census of the inhabitants, or which determine the event of an election!†   (source)
  • Within three years a census is to be taken, when the number may be augmented to one for every thirty thousand inhabitants; and within every successive period of ten years the census is to be renewed, and augmentations may continue to be made under the above limitation.†   (source)
  • In this point of view the Southern States might retort the complaint, by insisting that the principle laid down by the convention required that no regard should be had to the policy of particular States towards their own inhabitants; and consequently, that the slaves, as inhabitants, should have been admitted into the census according to their full number, in like manner with other inhabitants, who, by the policy of other States, are not admitted to all the rights of citizens.†   (source)
  • As the accuracy of the census to be obtained by the Congress will necessarily depend, in a considerable degree on the disposition, if not on the co-operation, of the States, it is of great importance that the States should feel as little bias as possible, to swell or to reduce the amount of their numbers.†   (source)
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