Deaf and dumb


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Here, woman,' he said, 'here's your deaf and dumb son.
How many of the girls and boys--ah, men and women too--that are brought before you and you don't pity, are deaf and dumb in their minds, and go wrong in that state, and are punished in that state, body and soul, while you gentlemen are quarrelling among yourselves whether they ought to learn this or that?
I believe there never was a better mother than Caddy, who learns, in her scanty intervals of leisure, innumerable deaf and dumb arts to soften the affliction of her child.
You might almost say, that this strange uncompromisedness in him involved a sort of unintelligence; for in his numerous trades, he did not seem to work so much by reason or by instinct, or simply because he had been tutored to it, or by any intermixture of all these, even or uneven; but merely by a kind of deaf and dumb, spontaneous literal process.
Each boy said to himself: "There's the old deaf and dumb Spaniard that's been about town once or twice lately -- never saw t'other man before.
The postilion of this relay is deaf and dumb, monseigneur.
Aramis made a sign to the deaf and dumb driver of the carriage, whom he touched on the arm.
Just as, with you, the deaf and dumb, if once allowed to gesticulate and to use the hand-alphabet, will never acquire the more difficult but far more valuable art of lipspeech and lip-reading, so it is with us as regards "Seeing" and "Feeling".
BAB chief executive Dr Waheed Al Qassim said that the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has assigned BAB to find the best solutions and practices that enable deaf and dumb to make banking transactions easily.
The segregation of the deaf and mute is distinct on many levels, for example, most talk shows don't represent a sign language expert to communicate with the deaf and dumb.
Talking to local journalists after protest along with his brother and sister in front of the Timergara Press Club, Hassan Khan said that he was a student of the government school for deaf and dumb children for the last six years.
5) While focussed on the establishment of deaf and blind institutions in the Maritimes, Joanna Pearce has argued that the Halifax Asylum for the Blind and the Halifax Institution for the Deaf and Dumb represented a movement from a charitable institutional model to an educational, rights-based one, and that this transition was a key step in the emergence of what Mariana Valverde has called a "mixed social economy.