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After having been some little time in my own room, it occurred to me that the old man was hard of hearing, and that if his eyes grew at all heavy in the night, his ears were not to be trusted to warn him if anything happened.
And, indeed, poor P-, quite young, and a smart seaman, was very hard of hearing.
They had lowered their voices and she was hard of hearing.
But you will have to speak loud, for she is very hard of hearing.
Bishopriggs became, on a sudden, unexpectedly hard of hearing, This was one of them.
But, the blackbeetles took no notice of the agitation, and groped about the hearth in a ponderous elderly way, as if they were short-sighted and hard of hearing, and not on terms with one another.
In the next place, he was so hard of hearing That he did not catch a single word of what the clerk said to him; nevertheless, he wished to have the appearance of hearing, and replied, "Ah
But there was a foreign gentleman among them: whom Mr Podsnap had invited after much debate with himself--believing the whole European continent to be in mortal alliance against the young person--and there was a droll disposition, not only on the part of Mr Podsnap but of everybody else, to treat him as if he were a child who was hard of hearing.
As he persisted in his mumbling and I wanted my double to hear every word, I hit upon the notion of in- forming him that I regretted to say I was hard of hearing.
The event took place in the Governors Reception Room in the State House, where Governor Hogan was joined by the Governors Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; legislators; state and county officials; students and officials from DiMarcos alma mater, the Maryland School for the Deaf; children and parents; and Deaf and hard of hearing advocates.
A whole range of alarms have been designed specifically for the hard of hearing, including features such as vibrating pads and flashing strobe light.
from Monday to Friday, and is staffed by Deaf advocates who are trained to help Deaf and Hard of hearing survivors of domestic violence get access to needed information and resources using American Sign Language.