Deaf Mutism: A Clinical and Pathological Study

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J. MacLehose and sons, 1896 - Deaf - 369 pages
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Page 234 - ... not hearing the sound he made when he spoke, he could not steadily governe the pitch of his voyce, but it would be sometimes higher and sometimes lower, though, for the most part what he delivered together he ended in the same key as he began it.
Page 279 - There is a distinction in the sound of this letter scarcely ever noticed by any of our writers on the subject, which is in my opinion of no small importance, and that is the rough and smooth r. Ben...
Page 98 - Hewitt64 possessed an excellent Sebright gold-laced bantam hen, which, as she became old, grew diseased in her ovaria, and assumed male characters. In this breed the males resemble the females in all respects except in their combs, wattles, spurs, and instincts ; hence it might have been expected that the diseased hen would have assumed only those masculine characters which are proper to the breed, but she acquired, in addition, well-arched tail sickle-feathers quite a foot in length, saddlefeathers...
Page 279 - ... vibration of the lower part of the tongue, near the root, against the inward region of the palate, near the entrance of the throat.
Page 138 - No man and woman, either of whom is epileptic, imbecile, or feeble-minded, shall intermarry, or live together as husband and wife, when the woman is under forty-five years of age. Any person violating or attempting to violate any of the provisions of this section shall be imprisoned in the State prison not less than three years.
Page 361 - Court, in the exercise of due caution, will take care to ascertain before he is examined, that he possesses the requisite amount of intelligence, and that he understands the nature of an oath. When the judge is satisfied on these heads, the witness may be sworn and give evidence by means of an interpreter. If he is able to communicate his ideas perfectly by writing, he will be required to adopt that, as the more satisfactory method ; " but if his knowledge of that method is imperfect, he will be...
Page 348 - This, his sister informed me, is his usual sign for London. It is obviously the natural expression of distance ; and there is no need of pointing out the association which must have led him to use it on this occasion. When he would express that he has been on horseback, he raises his foot, and brings the fingers of each hand together under the sole, in imitation of a stirrup. He places his hand on his mouth to signify his wish for food ; and when he would go to bed, he inclines his head sideways,...
Page 227 - Christ introduced the gospel dispensation, he gave incontrovertible proofs of his divine mission, by curing diseases of every description merely by his word, causing the lame to walk, the deaf to hear, the dumb to speak, and the blind to see...
Page 45 - ... sound. I hold it as near as is safe to the ears of the animals, and when they are quite accustomed to its presence and heedless of it, I make it sound ; then if they prick their ears it shows that they hear the whistle ; if they do not, it is probably inaudible to them. Still, it is very possible that in some cases they hear but do not heed the sound. Of all creatures, I have found none superior to cats in the power of hearing shrill sounds ; it is perfectly remarkable what a faculty they have...
Page 227 - ... and went fleeing up [to the capital]. Thereupon they made a report, saying : " We have come up [to " the capital] because thy great and august child has become " able to speak through worshipping the Great Deity." So the Heavenly Sovereign, delighted, forthwith sent King Unakami back to build the Deity's temple. Thereupon the Heavenly Sovereign, on account of this august child, established the Totori Clan, the Torikahi Clan, the Homuji Clan, the Ohoyuwe and the Wakayuwe.42 ) ; but Motowori supposes...

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