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BLIND. One who is deprived of the faculty of seeing.
     2. Persons who are blind may enter into contracts and make wills like others. Carth. 53; Barn. 19, 23; 3 Leigh, R. 32. When an attesting witness becomes blind, his handwriting may be proved as if he were dead. 1 Stark. Ev. 341. But before proving his handwriting the witness must be produced, if within the jurisdiction of the court, and examined. Ld. Raym. 734; 1 M. & Rob. 258; 2 M. & Rob. 262.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But the suspicion will be that at least some of the time, we have the blind leading the blind. That, to the enemies of state education, will be seen as another clear indictment of the system.
* DUO: Ian Lightfoot's The Blind Leading The Blind and Carole D Allick's Lighthouse
So in a sense, it is a case of the blind leading the blind, with people's lives in the balance as governments go through the process of trial and error.
Non-dermatologists referring skin samples to general pathologists for evaluation is like "the blind leading the blind" and often leads to misdiagnosis and poor patient care, said Dr.
But in Domenico Fett's The Blind Leading the Blind the unfortunate souls fall around in front of a beautiful church and tower, and in Giuseppe Maria Crespi's The Flea a woman searches for the insect in her clothing in an idealised setting where a small dog slumbers on the bed and cheeky Peeping Toms look in through a window.
It's not quite the blind leading the blind, but on June 2 at Roberto Clemente Field in Boston's historic Fenway neighborhood, sighted runners will have the unique opportunity to experience life as a visually impaired athlete as part of the Blindfold Challenge at the 2007 Vision 5K road race.
"When you're married at 16 and pregnant at 17, it's like the blind leading the blind," says Flowers, mother of Michael, 22, and Jasmine, 14.
"A lot of them, not all, were not horsemen in any way and it was almost like the blind leading the blind. The horse was led up by a handler with no-one assisting him and he hit his side on the gates' that made him more aggressive and he kicked out.
Another, Pieter Bruegel's The Blind Leading The Blind, has been reworked to show Tony Blair leading George Bush, Russia's Vladimir Putin and the UN's Kofi Annan towards Saddam Hussein
THE DAILY BARRAGE OF news stories about the fundamental failure of both our statewide educational system and the legislative body that is responsible for overseeing it--case of the blind leading the blind if ever there was one--almost makes it seem like there is nothing "positive" going on in Arkansas.
It was the blind leading the blind. We could not eat the bird, and that was the good part.