In a portion of the building, set apart for that purpose, are work- shops for blind persons whose education is finished, and who have acquired a trade, but who cannot pursue it in an ordinary manufactory because of their deprivation.
It was very sad to look upon and hear them, happy though their condition unquestionably was; and I saw that one blind girl, who (being for the time deprived of the use of her limbs, by illness) sat close beside me with her face towards them, wept silently the while she listened.
So the grand-vizir went back to the bridge; gave the blind
beggar first a piece of money and then a blow, delivered the Caliph's message, and rejoined his master.
The man who has become blind
does not regain his sight; the man who has become bald does not regain his hair; the man who has lost his teeth does not grow his grow a new set.
man complied after a moment's hesitation, and they descended together.
The door opened; Miss Nellie and her music-master stood behind it, but blind
Samson, who was so sensitive to presences, did not know they were there.
But he too had a Cricket on his Hearth; and listening sadly to its music when the motherless Blind
Child was very young, that Spirit had inspired him with the thought that even her great deprivation might be almost changed into a blessing, and the girl made happy by these little means.
It was perhaps pity for his blind
helplessness, perhaps contempt for his powerlessness, that saved him, who can tell?
Rats, supplanting each other; acclimatisation of; blind
"And now that's done," said the blind
man; and at the words he suddenly left hold of me, and with incredible accuracy and nimbleness, skipped out of the parlour and into the road, where, as I still stood motionless, I could hear his stick go tap-tap-tapping into the distance.
Thus the sum of lives owing the Annos had increased to five, with only a blind
man from whom to collect.
"Have you always been blind
, or did it come on afterwards--"