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King George Iv & The Deaf & Dumb Boy
When King George IV. visited Ireland a deaf and dumb boy determined to send a letter to His Majesty. The following extracts taken from this characteristic letter will be interesting: "Wednesday, 4th July, 1821. "My dear George,--I hop...
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Florence B----, a little girl in the Deaf and Dumb Institution at Derby, was painting in water colours during her leisure hours. She had been told to be very careful with the card she was painting, and do it exactly the same as the copy, and to thes...
Lord Seaforth, who was born deaf and dumb, was to dine one day with Lord Melville. Just before the time of the company's arrival, Lady Melville sent into the drawing-room a lady of her acquaintance who could talk with her fingers, that she might rec...
This gentleman, who is now senior professor in the Paris Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, is described as a man of rare merit, probably superior in literary abilities and acquirements to any other deaf mute from birth that any country can produce....
One of the best educated and most distinguished deaf mutes was Massieu, who gave the following remarkable replies to questions put to him by various friends:-- "What is hearing?" "Hearing," said he, "is auricular sight." Another party asked him w...
At a meeting held in a country village in aid of the Deaf and Dumb Institution, Derby, a number of the pupils were present on the platform. One of the speakers called attention to a bright looking little fellow, and asked the audience if they knew h...
Monograph Of The Colleonbola & Thysanura
BY SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, BART, M.P., &C. This work is one of the many magnificent contributions to the literature of natural history issued by the Royal Society. It treats of curious animals which the author considers as more nearly allied to the Inse...
On entering the school room one morning, one of the little deaf and dumb girls quickly turned over her slate, and colouring in the face. The teacher asked, "What have you been doing?" The girl signed, in reply, "Nothing bad, sir." On turning over th...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who had been present at a large meeting in aid of the Institution on the previous day, when the gentleman asked, "What did you think of the great meeting yesterday?" "I thought," replied a li...
Ordination Of Deaf Mutes In Philadelphia Usa
Nearly all the deaf mutes connected with the Protestant Episcopal Church in this city assembled yesterday morning in the church of the Covenant, to witness the ordination into the priesthood of two deaf and dumb men. The ceremony had been long talke...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson. " 30. "Elter Water, Langdale." C. E. Emerson. " 1235. "The late W. A. Langdale, Esq. " 1247. "Portrait of a Lady." Mrs. North, deaf from girlhood. WHAITE'S WATER COLOUR EXHIBI...
Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pitiable one, and their isolation is keenly felt. Often have we seen some of this portion of suffering humanity unable to plead for themselves, or tell their tale of woe or hardship. Such wa...
Portobello Swimming Club
On the mornings of Wednesday and Thursday the deep-diving medal of this club was competed for by five members. The depth of water varied from 13 to 18 feet. Mr. Robert Smith was very successful in recovering the plates from the bottom, bringing up s...
Probable Numbers Of The Deaf & Dumb
There is an increasing desire on the part of the various Governments of the world to give information likely to be useful to the instructors of the deaf and dumb, but it has been proved beyond doubt that the Census returns in many cases are not alto...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry, started at six o'clock in the morning for Salisbury (a distance of 128 miles) on a bicycle. On the morning following his friends received a letter from him, posted at Taunton, stating th...
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