Anecdotes of the Deaf An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
United States Of America
The Tenth Census Report of the U. S. of America for 1880 cont...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
A poor old deaf man resided in Fife; he was visited by his mi...
A Deaf And Dumb Lawyer
Mr. Lowe, a gentleman who has been deaf and dumb from his inf...
A Deaf And Dumb Councillor
Kapotrine Moller, a Russian Councillor of State, son of Gener...
On entering the school room one morning, one of the little de...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
A few years since an aged man, who had long been a sincere...
A Deaf And Dumb Boy Not Afraid To Die
Bernard Grimshaw, a little deaf and dumb boy, lay seriously i...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
Lord Seaforth, who was born deaf and dumb, was to dine one da...
Ordination Of Deaf Mutes In Philadelphia Usa
Nearly all the deaf mutes connected with the Protestant Episc...
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Two deaf and dumb scholars of the late Abbe Siccard were aske...
Uneducated Deaf Mute's Ignorance Of God
Vauncey Thompson wrote after having been under instruction...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
A Deaf & Dumb Boy's Remarkable Dream
William Brennen, aged about fourteen and a-half years, hav...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
The Converted Mute
During a revival of religion in one of the New England villages, a son
of the clergyman returned home for a brief visit. The lad was a deaf
mute, and had spent his first term in the Deaf and Dumb Institution,
just then commencing its history. His parents having no knowledge of the
language of signs, and the boy being an imperfect writer, it was almost
impossible to interchange with him any but the most familiar ideas. He,
therefore, heard nothing of the revival. But before he had been at home
many days, he began to manifest signs of anxiety, and at length wrote
with much labour upon his slate, "Father, what must I do to be saved?"
His father wrote in reply, "My son, you must repent of sin, and believe
in the Lord Jesus Christ." "How must I do this?" asked the boy again
upon his slate. His father explained to him as well as he could, but the
poor untaught boy could not understand. He became more than ever
distressed; would leave the house in the morning for some retired place,
and would be seen no more until his father went in search of him. One
evening, at sunset, he was found upon the top of the hay, under the roof
of the barn, on his knees, his hands uplifted and praying to God in the
signs of the mutes. The distress of the parents was so intense, that
they sent for one of the teachers of the Asylum, and then for another;
but it seemed that the boy could not be guided to the Saviour of
sinners. One afternoon the father was on his way to fulfil an engagement
in a neighbouring town, and as he drove leisurely over the hills, the
poor inquiring and helpless son was continually in his thoughts. In the
midst of his supplications his heart became calm, and his long
distracted spirit was serene in the one thought that God was able to do
his own work. The speechless boy at length began to tell how he loved
his Saviour, and that he first found peace on the very afternoon when
the spirit of his father on the mountains was calmed and supported by
the thought that what God had promised he was able to perform.
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