Anecdotes of the Deaf A Deaf Mute's Ideas Before Instruction
The following extract from the correspondence of a deaf and d...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
A Deaf And Dumb Councillor
Kapotrine Moller, a Russian Councillor of State, son of Gener...
The Age Of Deaf Mutes
The question is frequently asked, "Is there a greater mortali...
The Scriptures And The State Of The Deaf And Dumb
"Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are ...
On entering the school room one morning, one of the little de...
A poor deaf and dumb man, who might be said to be entirely...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
A Russian Deaf And Dumb Youth's Reply
A young Russian, of great talents, though deaf and dumb, who ...
A Brave Defender
After reaching our encampment (at Jenin in Palestine) our dra...
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
Among those who were ordained deacons on Trinity Sunday last ...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition For 1880
John S. Rennie Reid, a young Aberdeen lad, now resident in Ed...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
One evening the senior class of girls and boys in a School fo...
Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
A Deaf And Dumb Girl's Dream
(WRITTEN BY HERSELF.)
I had a dream on the 26th of January...
A Cat Assisting A Deaf And Dumb Woman
The chill wind was moaning, the rain falling drearily, and day darkening
rapidly, when a lady might have been seen walking along quickly through
Eccles Street. She was thinking of home, with its bright warm fire, and
how soon she could get in out of the cold and wet.
Suddenly she stopped, as a feeble cry arrested her footsteps, and
looking round, she perceived a cat crouched against some steps. The
storm was beating on the poor harmless creature, and night coming on.
The lady did not turn away and hurry on, as some selfish people would
have done, but pitied and called the poor cat. It looked so forlorn, and
gave a frightened glance in her face. Gaining courage from what it saw
there, it trusted her, and jumped up, curled its tail over its back, and
trotted contentedly after her. The lady went on. When she looked back
now and then, there was pussy trotting steadily behind.
Presently the lady knocked at a hall door, and when it was opened they
passed into a bright room, and pussy sat down to dry before a warm fire,
where two other cats, sleek and well fed, kept her company. Well, our
puss, whose name was "Gipsy," very soon was lapping a saucer of warm
milk. After that she looked at the fire, and winked her eyes until she
Sarah Darby, who is deaf and dumb, was at that time living in this
house. Pussy became very fond of Sarah, and liked to sit in her lap
because she was kind to it. Now Sarah did not think a cat could help
her, but she knew that God commands us to be kind to helpless creatures,
and He always rewards us when we obey Him.
You will wonder how a cat could help anyone, so I will tell you.
Sometimes Sarah was alone in the house, and when a knock came to the
hall door there was no one to tell her but puss, and puss did so. How?
She jumped down off Sarah's lap, and looked up in her face every time a
knock came, and after the door had been opened got on her lap again, and
waited for the next one. So this is how the cat helped the deaf and dumb
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