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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

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10) Amos Draper, who became deaf as a child and was one of the first graduates of the National Deaf-Mute College in Washington, D.
And it points as well to other fiction she has written containing severed limbs and heads, emblems of loss and violent separation as human beings ("tough material," as the Great Deaf-Mute says, notwithstanding) are wrenched from home and culture.
The Sovereign toured the center which is carried out as part of the Moroccan anti-poverty programme the national initiative for human development (INDH) and includes a hemodialysis center, a socio-educational centre for disabled children, a local community day nursery and a center for the deaf-mute.
Meanwhile, in Japan, a deaf-mute teenager is coping with sexual awakenings.
In Tokyo, a deaf-mute student begins to explore her sexuality and to reconnect with her estranged father in the aftermath of her mother's death.
A Moroccan tragedy involving two young boys and the sexual awakening of a deaf-mute Tokyo schoolgirl rounds out the intersecting plotlines, and though dense, the "hows" aren't as important as the "whys"--all the characters share the same theme.
A young English girl, Alice Padgett, deaf-mute since the age of four, begins to have visions of the Virgin Mary, throwing her small town in England and eventually much of the rest of the world into tumult.
It was I who put the nation's anxieties at rest about Lieutenant Mark Phillips, who was feared to be a deaf-mute, when I demonstrated that if you whistle at him, he wets his pants.
In The Life of the Deaf-Mute (Zhizn' Glukhonemykh) and through official activities of VOG, Deaf people could read about deaf schools, social events, and the lives of their peers.
OUR GENERATION WILL BE THE LAST TO live in a deaf-mute world, surrounded by devices that can't speak, incapable of response.
One is Diego, a John Singer-like figure, an impossibly goodhearted deaf-mute who daily contemplates suicide.
Five years late, in 1869, the first class of three deaf men received a college degree from this institution, then called the National Deaf-Mute College (later Gallaudet College and presently Gallaudet University).