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Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb

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Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,391 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.1
LoC Category: HV
Downloads: 755
Added to site: 2009.08.29 25137
Genre: Non-fiction

oking man, stated that he had a large family of children at home, and then asked the smallest of the girls if she wouldn't go home with him, promising to bring her back as soon as she had taught his little boys and girls how to make signs like the mutes.

These wild men seemed thoroughly at home in the presence of the children, their habitual restlessness and reserve disappeared; they had met for once white persons with whom they could converse without the tedious process of interpreting, and the conversation, as Mr. Welsh expressed it, went directly to their hearts. In parting with their young visitors, the Indians freely expressed the pleasure which their visit had afforded them, then sorrow at the separation, and promised to relate all that had occurred to their friends and kindred in the West.

When it is remembered that all this and much more took place between a delegation of wild Indians and six mute girls attending the Institution in our city, it certainly will be considered remarkable, an



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