deaf to

See: impervious
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He was deaf to my prayers and cries, and I should soon have been dead of hunger and misery if some merchants had not come along the track the following day and kindly brought me back to Bagdad.
The noble bumtrap, blind and deaf to every circumstance of distress, greatly rises above all the motives to humanity, and into the hands of the gaoler resolves to deliver his miserable prey.
Not less blind to the tears, or less deaf to every entreaty of Sophia was the politic aunt, nor less determined was she to deliver over the trembling maid into the arms of the gaoler Blifil.
They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.
But while I was discovering this one last tie to bind me to life, in my extremity, in the depths of despond, walking in the valley of the shadow, my ears were deaf to John Barleycorn.
But, being too deaf to hear, she caught only one word: "Pneumonia.
Students are recruited from local school districts to the California State School for the Deaf to SELPA (Special Education Local Planning Agency) Directors from rural northern California such as Redding, Shasta and the Yosemite area.
How are the deaf to live in a world in which the overwhelming majority of those around them hear and speak?
This population also benefited from the 1978 Amendments to the Rehabilitation Act, which established a program of independent living services, thereby providing an opportunity for traditionally underserved persons who are deaf to receive needed assistance to supplement traditional rehabilitation services.
Merrill Lynch's Deaf/Hard of Hearing Investor Service provides communication equipment via telephone to allow the deaf to handle their own financial affairs by linking them directly with financial consultants.
Melanie Norton's article discusses some of the methods used in teaching students at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf to use the library effectively and suggests ways that librarians in mainstreamed institutions of higher education can apply these techniques.
But we really didn't know how these kids grew up," Geers told SCIENCE NEWS, because many had left special programs for the deaf to be "mainstreamed" into public education.