Though so short a period ago --not a good life-time --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.
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.
An actual census
or enumeration of the people must furnish the rule, a circumstance which effectually shuts the door to partiality or oppression.
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
Whereas now, in one moment of audition, I take as it were the census
and statistics, local, corporeal, mental and spiritual, of every living being in Lineland.
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.
No Capitation, or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in Proportion to the Census
or Enumeration herein before directed to be taken.
But Plato, in his treatise of Laws, thinks that a difference in circumstances should be permitted to a certain degree; but that no citizen should be allowed to possess more than five times as much as the lowest census
, as we have already mentioned.
Is that how you would describe your religion in a census
The question of the new census
will have to be gone into carefully.
The mormon missionary and a gendarme made the census
Never was there such a census
, and it could have been taken by no other people than the dogged, patient, patriotic Japanese.