Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Bow , James Dunwoody Brownson De (1854), Statistical view of the United States, United States. Census Office. 7th census, 1850 , Retrieved on 2012-04-23
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    Memes

    23 APR 2012

     Statistics of a Country

    Statistics are far from being the barren array of figures ingeniously and laboriously combined into columns and tables, which many persons are apt to suppose them. They constitute rather the ledger of a nation, in which, like the merchant in his books, the citizen can read, at one view, all of the results of a year or of a period of years, as compared with other periods, and deduce the profit or the loss which has been made, in morals, education, wealth or power.
    Folksonomies: statistics
    Folksonomies: statistics
      1  notes

    Are a means to see its progress "in morals, education, wealth or power."