Anecdotes of the Deaf Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, fro...
The Unwelcome Tap
Isabella Green was a young woman who was completely blind ...
The Scriptures And The State Of The Deaf And Dumb
"Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are ...
Speed Of Manual Spelling
In reply to a question "What is the number of words a good...
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition For 1880
John S. Rennie Reid, a young Aberdeen lad, now resident in Ed...
Like The Copy
Florence B----, a little girl in the Deaf and Dumb Institutio...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
Mr. James Wyllie (the Herd Laddie), the greatest living draug...
The Deaf Mute's Faith
One day a minister's servant brought a subscription book and ...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy Not Afraid To Die
Bernard Grimshaw, a little deaf and dumb boy, lay seriously i...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, ...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
Julia Brace, a deaf, dumb, and blind woman, who died in Augus...
An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
A Deaf Mute's Heroism
About five o'clock on Sunday afternoon several gentlemen s...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a deaf and
dumb shoemaker named Henry Plunkett. He had for many years been a true
and sincere christian, and therefore when he came to die he was not
afraid, but rejoiced at the thought of meeting his Saviour. During the
last few hours of his life on earth he suffered much pain; but he was
quite sensible, and made signs that if the house was piled up with gold
he would not take it all and live, for, he said, pointing his hand
upwards, "I wish to go up." To the woman who attended him he signed, "Do
not fret, not never; I am going to Jesus." "The contrast between the
white face--white as marble--and the long jet black hair and beard is
striking," wrote the clergyman who sent this account, shortly after his
death. But beautiful as he looked in death, he looks far more beautiful
in heaven, where he now is, clothed in the white robe of Christ's
righteousness, which he has provided for all who truly love and serve
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