from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A schedule or form left with the head of each household on an occasion of taking the census, to be filled up with the names, ages, occupations, etc., of all the members of the household, and to be given up to the enumerators on the statutory day.


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  • Mr. Clodd was filling in a census-paper for him, Meredith told him to put

    The Art of Letters

  • These trained thinkers and diplomatists -- accepting advice freely from the great newspapers and the chiefs of factions -- would propose whatever measures seemed necessary from time to time for the preservation, the elevation, and the dignity of the commonweal, and these propositions would be submitted officially to every franchise-holder, just as the inquisitive census-paper or the parochial voting-paper is to-day.

    Without Prejudice


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