Anecdotes of the Deaf Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
One evening the senior class of girls and boys in a School fo...
The Little Demerarian
A little coloured deaf and dumb girl in Demerara came to M...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
Ask A Blessing
A little boy was admitted as a pupil into the Institution for...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
A Deaf And Dumb Girl's Dream
(WRITTEN BY HERSELF.)
I had a dream on the 26th of January...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
A Novel Situation
During the past year a gentleman had occasion to visit a c...
In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Ins...
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
Grace Annable was deaf, dumb, and blind, and although her for...
Causes Of Deaf-mutism
The intermarriage of blood-relations is doubtless one cause. ...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and ...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
(From The Graphic, May, 1874.)
Messrs. Doulton and Co., wh...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, fro...
A Deaf And Dumb Man On The Bible
The following remarks on the Bible were written by a deaf and...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
The Countess Of Orkney
The following curious anecdote is related of Mary, Countess of Orkney.
She was deaf and dumb, and was married in 1753, by signs. She lived with
her husband, who was also her first cousin, at his seat, Rostellan, on
the harbour of Cork. Shortly after the birth of her first child, the
nurse, with considerable astonishment, saw the mother cautiously
approach the cradle in which the infant was sleeping, evidently full of
some deep design. The Countess having perfectly assured herself that the
child really slept, took a large stone, which she had concealed under
her shawl, and to the horror of the nurse--who, like all persons of the
lower order in her country, indeed in most countries, was fully
impressed with an idea of the peculiar cunning and malignity of
"dumbies"--raised it with an intent to fling it down vehemently. Before
the nurse could interpose the Countess had flung the stone--not,
however, as the servant had apprehended at the child, but on the floor,
where of course it made a great noise. The child immediately awoke, and
cried. The Countess, who had looked with maternal eagerness to the
result of her experiment, fell on her knees in a transport of joy. She
had discovered that her child possessed the sense which was wanting in
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