Anecdotes of the Deaf Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Sir Walter Scott in his novel "Peveril of the Peak," uses the...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
What would any of us be without education? By education, I me...
Deaf Dumb Blind And Lame
David Simons, of Boston, is deaf and dumb; he is also blind; ...
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
The inhabitants of Mansfield had some most enjoyable meetings...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and ...
William De Courcy
This boy was educated at a Deaf and Dumb School. He was fond ...
Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
One evening the senior class of girls and boys in a School fo...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a po...
Deaf And Dumb Boy And His Mother
Zachariah was a deaf and dumb boy, thirteen years of age, who...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
Hetty Hutson lives in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvan...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
Peter Sims, a deaf and dumb boy, was walking past a large sho...
A Novel Situation
During the past year a gentleman had occasion to visit a c...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowde...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Wilhelmi tried to ascertain by means of his statistics in wha...
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 Deaf And Dumb Man In The Revision Court
On Thursday afternoon a singular scene was witnessed during t...
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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