Anecdotes of the Deaf In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Ins...
Cleansing From Sin
Matthew Jones, a poor deaf and dumb boy, once wrote the meani...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
The Scriptures And The State Of The Deaf And Dumb
"Open thy mouth for the dumb in the cause of all such as are ...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
The Right Hon W E Gladstone And The Deaf And Dumb
Mr. Gladstone, on being presented with the freedom of the Wor...
Deaf Dumb And Blind
An examination of students who were deaf, dumb, and blind too...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word ...
An Interview With Laura Bridgman
We presume most of our readers will have read of Laura Bri...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
Alexander Ferguson The Famous Deaf And Dumb Swimmer
Alexander Ferguson, a dock mason of Dundee, (though now in...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
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 ...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the num...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past year the
professor of Aesthetics in the University, whose lectures are
proverbially wearisome, delivered his lectures (as usual) to a scanty
audience. There were five students in all, who, week by week, melted and
grew "beautifully less," until at last but one was left. This solitary
individual, however, seemed to concentrate in his own person all the
diligence, application, and punctuality of his frivolous fellows. At the
conclusion of the last lecture of the course the professor approached
him and praised him for these admirable qualities, and proceeded to
inquire of him, "What is your name, my young friend?" No answer. "What
country are you from?" Absolute silence. The matter was soon elucidated,
for it was discovered that the patient and persevering disciple was a
poor deaf mute, who had taken refuge from the severe cold of winter in
the warm lecture rooms of the University.
The following is extracted from "The Christian Leader":--At a Christmas
competition of blind readers which took place on Friday and Saturday,
21st and 22nd December, 1883, in the Mission Hall in Bath Street,
Glasgow, was found a blind deaf mute among the blind hearing
competitors. Educated when young in the Institution for the Deaf and
Dumb, he was able to do for himself until he lost his sight two or three
years ago. He had then to make use of his fingers in reading as well as
speaking; and in spite of the formidable difficulties in the way of his
learning the embossed type, he made a most creditable appearance on
Saturday and gained a special prize. The remark made by one of the
examiners when this man was reading will, we are sure, express the
thought of all who peruse these lines--"How thankful to God we ought to
be for the use of our faculties, and especially for this precious
blessing of sight!" This blind deaf mute is Mr. Daniel Hunter Ardrossan,
one of the members of the Ayrshire Deaf and Dumb Mission.
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