Anecdotes of the Deaf A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
A Young Genius
(From the Journal of the Society of Arts, May 1, 1874.)
The Bachelor Of Science
A fact without precedent has just happened at the Sorbonne. A...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
Faith Cometh By Hearing
A deaf and dumb Lady said that the first time she went to chu...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a po...
On entering the school room one morning, one of the little de...
I Must Help
The following little incident will show how interested the...
Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Gove...
The Indians And Deaf And Dumb
We are quite sure the Indians were delighted by the recept...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor At Brussels
A deaf and dumb sculptor named Van Louy de Canter has recentl...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
A Deaf And Dumb Lawyer
Mr. Lowe, a gentleman who has been deaf and dumb from his inf...
A Russian Deaf And Dumb Youth's Reply
A young Russian, of great talents, though deaf and dumb, who ...
Canon Farrar With The Deaf And Dumb
The Washington Post gives an account of Canon Farrar's vis...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
What would any of us be without education? By education, I me...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
The Age Of Deaf Mutes
The question is frequently asked, "Is there a greater mortali...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a girl
seventeen years old, who has been deaf and dumb and blind from birth.
She is active in her nature, and has a remarkably intelligent mind.
Through the one medium of gestures, as perceived by the touch, she
understands wonderfully well, and in turn makes herself understood. She
will wipe dishes and put them away with scrupulous care and exactness;
will go down the cellar alone at her mother's bidding and get apples;
then, running up with astonishing rapidity, will give them to anyone she
is bid, and put her own into her pocket. At a motion from her father she
will go upstairs and get his best hat, deciding by touching his
broadcloth suit which hat he wants. She knits and sews in a very
creditable style, and manifests a desire to learn to do other kinds of
work. She is neat and orderly in her habits, and ever acts in a ladylike
manner, while in disposition she is cheerful as a sunbeam, and as
playful as a kitten. For about one year, at irregular intervals, a young
minister of the name of J. B. Howell, devoted one hour each week to her
instruction, and she made some advancement, novel as his method was; but
in June last he went to Brazil as a missionary, since which time she has
been without instruction until recently. She is now receiving daily
instruction by means of the manual alphabet. It is, however, to be
regretted that her present teacher is an entire novice in the work she
has undertaken, but as she has large sympathy for her, and individual
experience as to the needs of her pupil, it seems safe to hope that she
may lay a substantial foundation, upon which some more accomplished
person may build an education which will make this greatly afflicted
being equal to Laura Bridgman, of world wide fame.
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