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 little girl of ten summers, "people

would give great money for deaf and dumb school." To another little girl

the question put was, "Did you observe any difference in the behaviour

of the people present at the meeting?" "I saw some smile, and I believe

some were fretting." "What do you think was the reason that some

fretted?" "I thought they fretted about the deaf and dumb and about