Proceedings of the Meeting of the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, 第 1〜3 号

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174 ページ - Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus: but use all gently: for in the very torrent, tempest, and (as I may say) whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance, that may give it smoothness.
198 ページ - Tis not, as heads that never ache suppose, Forgery of fancy, and a dream of woes ; Man is a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright ; The screws reversed (a task which, if He please, God in a moment executes with ease), Ten thousand thousand strings at once go loose, Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use.
75 ページ - And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight. 52 And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.
243 ページ - Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.
258 ページ - GARY introduced the following resolution respecting the private journals of instructors, viz : Resolved, That it be recommended to each instructor of the deaf and dumb to keep a journal of school exercises, and a record of observations respecting the physical, mental and moral condition of his pupils. The resolution was adopted. On motion of Mr. BROWN, it was, Resolved, That the thanks of the convention be tendered to the President of the New-York Institution, for the hospitality extended to the...
126 ページ - Nature is Man's best teacher. She unfolds Her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, Illumes his mind, and purifies his heart. An influence breathes from all the sights and sounds Of her existence ; she is Wisdom's self.
134 ページ - Spanish. lord was born deaf, so deaf that if a gun were shot off close by his ear, he could not hear it and consequently he was dumb. To remedy this unhappy accident, physicians and surgeons had long employed their skill, but all in vain. At last there was a priest who undertook the teaching him to understand others when they spoke, and to speak himself that others might understand him, for which attempt at first he was laughed at, yet after some years he was looked upon as if he had wrought a miracle....
135 ページ - And he took him aside from the multitude, and put his fingers into his ears, and he spit, and touched his tongue ; 34 And looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.
72 ページ - Only, alone. — Only imports that there is no other of the same kind ; alone imports being accompanied by no other. An only child is one that has neither brother nor sister ; a child alone is one who is left by itself. There is a difference, therefore, in precise language, between these two phrases : " Virtue only makes us happy," and
188 ページ - ... various shades, and which memory easily retains ; that written signs or characters, invented by men who can speak, will naturally awaken ideas in the forms in which their language has clothed them, so as to convey them to the mind through those well -known forms, and consequently through the words or sounds to which they have been given. Those who are deprived by nature of the sense of hearing will make the best use they can of the senses which they possess. We have even known a 3~oung woman,...