Usage examples for population

  1. Mr. Berol could tell the population of any town in the world, of more than five thousand inhabitants. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. How scattered the population of the settled country is may be judged from the fact that the average population is one individual to every six square miles. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  3. His palace is surrounded by a population of seven hundred families of the best weavers in the world, to whom he has given rent- free lands, and whose welfare he continually seeks. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. " Oh, we shall not take the whole population with us," suggested Miss Anderson. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  5. It'll be quite a place, too, because it'll start out with a population of over 500 natives, maybe a thousand. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  6. Its population, large though it was, was composed wholly of boys. – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  7. The friends must disperse from the large centres of population. – The Light of Divine Guidance (Volume 1) by Shoghi Effendi
  8. The " front," with its special population, was soon aware that something had happened. – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  9. As might be expected, the native population has greatly increased. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  10. Certainly, there was a significant African influence on the entire population of the island. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  11. I have mentioned my suspicions respecting the writer of the article on population in the Edinburgh Review to several persons. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  12. The affair passed off without much notice, however; and I believe it was generally forgotten by the population within an hour. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  13. " What, sir," I exclaimed, in admiration, " the entire population!" – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  14. It happened in this manner: The country, during their absence, had grown a great deal in population. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  15. Surely you don't think it would be a misfortune if our population increased so far that the world could recognise our existence." – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  16. Meantime the population began to grow. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  17. It is already considerable in extent, and, like its population, is growing rapidly. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  18. 1. They would afford society, form a public sentiment, and thus serve in a measure to keep children from the influence of a heathen population. – Thoughts on Missions by Sheldon Dibble
  19. Arriving in Milwaukee, they knew not what part of the State was best suited for them; but began to prospect for land, and finally settled near Green Bay, simply because a large portion of the population of that village could speak French, which was their own language. – Stories of the Badger State by Reuben Gold Thwaites
  20. Of the ancient population there was not a trace left. – Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold by Victor Appleton