A Historical Sketch of the Origin and Progress of Literature for the Blind: And Practical Hints and Recommendations as to Their Education. With an Appendix, Containing Directions for Teaching Reading and Writing to the Blind, with and Without a Regular Teacher
J. Gall, 1834 - Blind - 388 pages
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Page 299 - the Lord thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
Page 368 - their grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season ;
Page 291 - long-suffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Page 282 - gave himself for the church, that he might sanctify and cleanse it by the washing of water by the word
Page 233 - Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it!
Page 344 - in that which is to come ; and God hath put all things under his feet, and given him to be the head over all
Page 94 - would otherwise have been impracticable. We have abundant reason to set a high value on the art of writing; but to this person it was invaluable. To us it is the most useful of all the arts ; to her it was the means of restoration to life, from a state of exclusion almost as complete as that of the grave.
Page 281 - chose rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season ;"—and