What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abbe de I'Epee acquired Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Melville Bell American articulation Association to Promote Clerc College course Deaf and Dumb deaf child deaf children defective Edgewood Park exercise expression fact feel France Gallaudet Gallaudet College geography give given grade hearing Helen Keller Horace Mann School hundred ideas interest knowledge Laurent Clerc learned lessons lip-reading lips manual alphabet means ment mental mind Miss natural oral method Oral School organs paper Pennsylvania Institution Pereire persons possible powers practice present Promote the Teaching question sentences Sicard sign language sound speak speech and lip-reading speech and speech-reading speech-teaching story success Summer Meeting taught speech teacher Teaching of Speech text-book things Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet thought tion understand verb Visible Speech vocal voice Westervelt words write the figures
Page 23 - And is mine one?' said Abou. 'Nay, not so,' Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low, But cheerly still; and said, 'I pray thee then, Write me as one that loves his fellow-men.' The angel wrote, and vanished. The next night It came again with a great wakening light, And showed the names whom love of God had blessed, And lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
Page 23 - ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Page 24 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.
Page 85 - FORENOON and afternoon and night, — Forenoon, And afternoon, and night, — Forenoon, and — what ! The empty song repeats itself. No more ? Yea, that is Life : make this forenoon sublime, This afternoon a psalm, this night a prayer, And Time is conquered, and thy crown is won.
Page 34 - I avail myself of the opportunity to renew to your excellency assurances of the high consideration with which I have the honor to be, sir, your very humble and obedient servant, WILLIAM L.
Page 109 - The Volta Bureau for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge Relating to the Deaf.
Page 1 - Resolved, That earnest and persistent endeavors should be made in every school for the deaf to teach every pupil to speak and read from the lips...
Page 3 - To aid schools for the deaf in their effort to teach speech and speech-reading : "By providing schools for the training of Articulation Teachers ; by the employment of an agent, or agents, who shall, by the collection and publication of statistics and papers relating to the subject, and by conference with teachers and others, disseminate information concerning methods of teaching speech and speech-reading, and by using all such other means as may be deemed expedient, " To THE END, that no deaf child...
Page 39 - Resolved, That in the opinion of this Conference, it is the duty of all institutions for the education of the deaf and dumb to provide adequate means for imparting instruction in articulation and in lip-reading to such of their pupils as may be able to engage with profit in exercises of this nature.