All Deaf Anecdotes Page 5
Faith Cometh By Hearing
A deaf and dumb Lady said that the first time she went to church after she was impressed with the truths of christianity, she saw over the pulpit the words "Faith cometh by hearing," which caused her great unhappiness; for, she thought, that as she ...
Fatal Accident To A Deaf And Dumb Bride On The Day Of Marriage
The following is taken from the Manchester Mercury and Harrop's General Advertiser, June 10, 1800:--"On the 12th ult., in the Island of Anglesea, Mr. Henry Ceclar, a gentleman well known for his pedestrian feats, to Miss Lucy Pencoch (the rich heire...
A few years since an aged man, who had long been a sincere and devoted christian, was placed in the same ward in the Infirmary of N----with a deaf and dumb youth. The former received and enjoyed the visits of the chaplain, whilst the latter was c...
Grace Annable was deaf, dumb, and blind, and although her form and features were well proportioned, she was a great sufferer from constitutional weakness; yet her temper was mild and affectionate. Strange to say, Grace was a capital nurse, and was m...
Great Swimming Feats
1. Fourteen miles down the river with the rapid ebb tide, from the middle buoys opposite the Tay ferries to far buoy at the mouth of the river Tay, in 5-1/2 hours (1859.) 2. Across the Frith of Clyde from Carrought, Ayrshire, to Ailsa Rock; 8 mil...
Half A Score Deaf Mutes
On Tuesday evening last the Stamford Corn Exchange was crowded with people eager to see half a score little deaf mutes from the Institution at Derby. The children--six boys and four girls--caused considerable amusement, and also pain to think they s...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the village of Dunblane, situated on the beautiful banks of the river Allan. She lost her hearing by fever when about five years of age, and two years after she was sent to the Edinburgh Instituti...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, and in due course, before she had obtained a thorough knowledge of language, learned "Little Jack Horner." Two nights afterwards, when the deaf and dumb pupils were kneeling at prayer, they ...
Heroic Conduct Of A Deaf And Dumb Girl
On Tuesday last an inquest was held by Mr. Michael Fullam, Coroner, at Aughaward, near Ballinale in this County, on the body of a respectable middle class farmer named James Prunty. It appears the deceased, a feeble old man of 76 years of age, we...
His Right Name
In a letter received by the head master at the Deaf and Dumb Institution at Derby, a lady writes about a little boy she had assisted in obtaining admission into the Institution, and said that "During the little time (18 months) that William has been...
How To Save The Rates
In a vast majority of cases where the deaf and dumb are allowed to grow up uneducated and uncared for they become inmates of Workhouses or Lunatic Asylums. Many years ago L---- K---- was taken from a workhouse in Derbyshire where he had been for a n...
I Must Help
The following little incident will show how interested the deaf and dumb are in trying to help Institutions struggling to obtain monetary support in order to admit the numerous cases pressing for admission. A number of the pupils from the Institu...
In Derby Police Court
A few years since the Head Master of the Deaf and Dumb Institution at Derby was sent for, with a request that he would hasten to the police court to see what could be done with a little deaf and dumb boy. The sketch is a faithful picture of the l...
(From The Graphic, May, 1874.) Messrs. Doulton and Co., who have done so well with stoneware, dignifying the simplest material by giving even to the most ordinary and cheapest articles shapes of real beauty, exhibit in Room 9 a most praiseworthy ...
Julia Brace, a deaf, dumb, and blind woman, who died in August, 1884, in her seventy-eighth year, was well known all over America, at least wherever attention has been paid to the education of deaf mutes. In the year 1810, when about four years old,...
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