Related to Graunt: grant, grunt
v. & n.1.See Grant.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The concept of systematic mortality data collection was introduced by John Graunt (7) (1620-1674).
You are without the continent, A sole lande of auncient fame, Ab origine a people olde, Bolde Britaines ecleped by name, Sicut erat in principio: Graunt oh God it maie bee, In saecula saeculorum, That we maie haue peace in thee, Then we shall feare no forein power, That againste vs shall adnaunce, The Tartre cruell, the curse of Rome, Neyet the power of Fraunce.
Historically, surveillance started with the use of mortality and morbidity data for public health purposes, which was first proposed by John Graunt in 1657 (6).
Drawing on Paul Slack's still important work of 1985, Levine recounts the informational innovation of the printed plague bill that famously formed the central resource of John Graunt's early exercises in demographic analysis in the 1660s.
As primeiras reflexoes a partir de dados numericos foram realizadas na Inglaterra, por John Graunt (1620-1674), um prospero negociante londrino de tecidos, cuja "(...) analise foi baseada sobre razoes e proporcoes de fatos vitais, nos quais ele observou uma regularidade estatistica num grande numero de dados".
Graunt oh God, for thy mercyes sake That neigbourhed, and dealyng trewe May once agayne, our sprites awake, That we our lyues may chaunge a new that neybourhed and loue a lone may come agayne to euery one.
(2.) Bob Boruch and Erling Boe point out that "interest in our topic of use of dependable evidence has early origins, notably in John Graunt's declarations in the 17th Century." Graunt's Nature and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality addressed "to what purpose tends all this laborious bustling and groping?
The King would euer graunt, what he did craue, For well he knew, Will no exacting knaue, But wisht the King to do good deedes great store, Which cause'd the Court to loue him more and more.
Yet euilly faining anger, stroue she still, And would be thought to graunt against her will.
As October commences, take a few moments to reflect on 17th century British haberdasher John Graunt. Why?