Education of Deaf Children: Evidence of Edward Miner Gallaudet and Alexander Graham Bell

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Volta Bureau, 1892 - Deaf - 261 pages
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Page 175 - Stood on my feet : about me round I saw Hill, dale, and shady woods, and sunny plains, And liquid lapse of murmuring streams...
Page 97 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Page 182 - Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. For it is not a vain thing for you ; because it is your life...
Page 71 - ... to the state comptroller a statement certified by him and signed and verified by the chairman of such board, stating the...
Page 87 - And here let me speak briefly on the topic of rhythm. Contenting myself with the certainty that Music in its various modes of metre, rhythm, and rhyme, is of so vast a moment in Poetry as never to be wisely rejected — is so vitally important an adjunct, that he is simply silly who declines its assistance, I will not now pause to maintain its absolute essentiality.
Page 121 - Whereas the experience of many years in the instruction of the deaf has plainly shown that among the members of this class of persons great differences exist in mental and physical...
Page 255 - The degree of relative importance given to these three means varies in different schools; but it is a difference only in degree, and the end aimed at is the same in all.
Page 115 - That the oral method ought to be preferred to that of signs for the education and instruction of .the deaf and dumb.
Page 115 - 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 103 - They merely express the fact that the ablest of all the children of a few gifted pairs is not likely to be as gifted as the ablest of all the children of a very great many mediocre pairs

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