Usage examples for Populations

  1. Science has created vast populations and huge industries, and also given the means by which single minds can direct them. – Success (Second Edition) by Max Aitken Beaverbrook
  2. It has three distinct creole populations,- English, Spanish, and French,- besides its German and Madeiran settlers. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  3. Northern cities that had only small colored populations are finding their " white" sections invaded by negro families, strangers to the town. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  4. Then in this great nation, called Europe, similar currents of opinions and feelings prevail, different as may be the institutions and characters of its different populations. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  5. These people are conservative, and among the least known of the native populations of Mexico. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  6. Competition after the war will be severe, and whatever the course of wages and employment in Europe, a measure of success for industrial countries like Great Britain, Germany and Belgium is absolutely essential to the maintenance of their populations. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  7. The potato crop, on which these rural populations so largely depend for winter food, is fortunately good and abundant, and little else but potato and maize seem to be grown here. – Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  8. The elections showed that while the party was very strong in the large towns, it was very weak in the rural districts, and among special populations like the Poles and Alsatians; and although previous revolutionists thought everything was gained if the large towns were gained, the Social Democrats generally admit that the social revolution is impossible without the adherence of the peasantry. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. Yet there is a veiled poetry in these silent populations of plaster and wood and stone. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  10. If insanity among us is caused by strong passions in one class and by intoxication in another, while the Turkish populations are nearly free from both... – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  11. So we see that this world is really populated to- day by three different populations, all of them dynamic and active: to wit, 1, 600, 000, 000 living men; 10, 000, 000, 000 living man- powers of the dead; 1, 600, 000, 000 sun man- powers. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  12. The British Prime Minister positively spread the Famine, by making the half- starved populations of Ireland pay for the starved ones. – The Crimes of England by G.K. Chesterton
  13. In 1907, he thought that the United States Senate, " represents the country as distinct from the accumulated populations of the country, much more fully and much more truly than the House of Representatives does." – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  14. We have to try the Saharan populations of Ghat and Ghadames by these four cardinal points or principles, and compare them with the nations of Europe. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  15. Spanish monks, as we all know, succeeded within a few years in bringing the populations who had submitted to the hardy conquerors within the pale of their Church. – Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru by Albert Réville
  16. Perhaps this is the lesson which the populations all have to learn. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  17. This subspecies, therefore, is in contact with other populations of Cratogeomys only to the north and northwest. – Geographic Variation in the Pocket Gopher, Cratogeomys castanops, in Coahuila Mexico by Robert J. Russell Rollin H. Baker
  18. It gives expression to the growing conviction that the life of great cities is too artificial and specialised to permit of a healthy all- round development of their populations. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  19. The remainder sat for " rotten" boroughs, or for " pocket" boroughs whose populations were so meager or so docile that the borough might, as it were, be carried about in a magnate's pocket. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. To open to civilisation the only part of our globe where it has not yet penetrated, to pierce the darkness which envelops entire populations, is, I venture to say, a crusade worthy of this century of progress. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose