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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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And he said pleas for a change of heart appeared to have fallen on deaf ears.
School principal Bryan Collins said the roof was falling apart but that his appeals for emergency funding to the Department of Education had fallen on deaf ears.
My eminent corruptibility has obviously fallen on deaf ears, which is very worrying.