All Deaf Anecdotes Page 2
A Deaf And Dumb Sexton Robbed
George E. Fischer, the deaf and dumb sexton of the St. Mary's Avenue Congregational Church, put out the lights and started for his boarding house at 10 o'clock at night. He had gone but a short distance from the church when he was pounced upon by un...
A Deaf Mute's Beautiful Answer
The Rev. R. Stewart says: "I knew of a gentleman who went to a Deaf and Dumb Asylum to make known to the inmates the way of salvation through Jesus Christ. He asked questions by means of writing them on a blackboard. One day he wrote the question, '...
A Deaf Mute's Gratitude
M. Felix Martin, an artist, deaf and dumb from his birth, has just executed a group representing the Abbe de L'Epee teaching a deaf and dumb youth. He desires it to be placed in the Court of the Sourds et Muets Institution at Paris, to which he g...
A Deaf Mute's Heroism
About five o'clock on Sunday afternoon several gentlemen standing on Vine Street Wharf witnessed an act which was highly commendable. Thomas Hall, a lad of nine years, having strayed from his parents, was at play upon the wharf mentioned, when hi...
A Deaf Mute's Ideas Before Instruction
The following extract from the correspondence of a deaf and dumb pupil with his teacher is a fair specimen of the natural condition of the deaf and dumb before receiving instruction:-- "Before I came to school I thought that the stars were placed ...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a companion, a younger woman, who was also deaf and dumb. They lived in a small set of rooms opening on the public corridor of the house. Somebody gave the elder lady a dog as a present. For s...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a deaf and dumb shoemaker named Henry Plunkett. He had for many years been a true and sincere christian, and therefore when he came to die he was not afraid, but rejoiced at the thought of m...
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 ...
A Naval Chef D'euvre
Gervase Murray, a deaf and dumb young man, the son of a poor widow living at Balbriggan, has just completed a miniature merchant ship, which in mechanical structure, symmetrical build, and neatness of finish, is not probably surpassed by anything...
A Novel Situation
During the past year a gentleman had occasion to visit a certain city in New England. He arrived at night, went directly to his accustomed hotel, and to bed, slept soundly throughout the night, and in the morning discovered his watch had stopped....
A Russian Deaf And Dumb Youth's Reply
A young Russian, of great talents, though deaf and dumb, who had been to a Deaf and Dumb Institution to be taught, with a view to become the master of a similar Institution in Russia, was asked the difference between intelligence and discernment? He...
A Sad Case
T---- L---- lived near Derby. Hers was a sad case--deaf, dumb, and so nearly blind that she had to be led about; moreover, she suffered from extreme weakness in the legs, and was delicate on the chest. Her father being dead, it was difficult for ...
A Supposed Lunatic In Derby
At the Borough Police Court this morning, a man, who said his name was "Jim," but from whom no further information could be obtained, was charged with being a wandering lunatic. Sergeant Parker said that, at a quarter-past one o'clock on Monday a...
A Thought Of The South Sea Islanders
Among some of the islands of the South Sea the compound word for "hope" is beautifully expressive; it is "manaolona" or "swimming thought"--"faith" floating and keeping its head aloft above water, when all the waves and billows are going over it--a ...
Peter Sims, a deaf and dumb boy, was walking past a large shop one day in winter, when he saw a beautiful pair of skates in the window. He had often wished for skates that he might skate upon the ice, and when he saw these he desired to have them. H...
A Deaf And Dumb Man In The Revision Court
Deaf Mutes In The Town And Country
Alexander Ferguson The Famous Deaf And Dumb Swimmer
Causes Of Deaf-mutism
A Mate For Laura Bridgman
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
A Deaf And Dumb Councillor
The Deaf And Dumb Both Heard And Spoke
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
Entertainment By Deaf And Dumb
Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
Sir Walter Scott On The Deaf & Dumb
Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes
Do The Deaf & Dumb Think Themselves Unhappy?
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music