These tables were based upon weekly reports showing the average of deaths in each 1,000 population
for a year.
It has created enormous cities, has greatly increased the urban population
as compared with the rural, and has thus rescued a considerable part of the population
from the idiocy of rural life.
By this time the whole population
had emerged from their hiding-places stealthily, thrusting their heads out first.
In this land where the population
was centred in the towns it was possible to lose sight of civilisation in a very short time, passing only an occasional farmhouse, where the women were handling red roots in the courtyard; or a little boy lying on his elbows on the hillside surrounded by a flock of black strong-smelling goats.
400,000,000 souls--one quarter of the then total population
of the earth.
Thus they sped from one town to the other, finding whole populations
at table on their road, saluting them with the same acclamations, lavishing the same bravos
The growths of genius are of a certain total character, that does not advance the elect individual first over John, then Adam, then Richard, and give to each the pain of discovered inferiority,--but by every throe of growth the man expands there where he works, passing, at each pulsation, classes, populations
, of men.
So, then, for the Russification of our foreign populations
there is but one method--to bring up as many children as one can.
According to a careful calculation I have made, and which I partly base upon Captain Scoresby's estimate, of seventy tons for the largest sized Greenland whale of sixty feet in length; according to my careful calculation, I say, a Sperm Whale of the largest magnitude, between eighty-five and ninety feet in length, and something less than forty feet in its fullest circumference, such a whale will weigh at least ninety tons; so that reckoning thirteen men to a ton, he would considerably outweigh the combined population
of a whole village of one thousand one hundred inhabitants.
So we have, at the present moment, a society with, say, thirty per cent of the population
occupied in producing useless articles, and one per cent occupied in destroying them.
It is certainly a very remarkable fact, that one of the most efficient advocates of the slave population
, now before the public, is a fugitive slave, in the person of FREDERICK DOUGLASS; and that the free colored population
of the United States are as ably represented by one of their own number, in the per- son of CHARLES LENOX REMOND, whose eloquent appeals have extorted the highest applause of multi- tudes on both sides of the Atlantic.
was gaining at the rate of a million a year.