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Eighteenth Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts Asylum For The Blind
Her progress has been a curious and an interesting spectacle. She has come into human society with a sort of triumphal march; her course has been a perpetual ovation. Thousands have been watching her with eager eyes, and applauding each successful step, while she, all unconscious of their gaze, holding on to the slender thread, and feeling her way along, has advanced with faith and courage towards those who awaited her with trembling hope. Nothing shows more than her case the importance which, despite their useless waste of human life and human capacity, men really attach to a human soul. They owe to her something for furnishing an opportunity of showing how much of goodness there is in them; for surely the way in which she has been regarded is creditable to humanity....
|Title:||Eighteenth Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts Asylum For The Blind|
|Creator:||Samuel Gridley Howe (author)|
|Source:||Perkins School for the Blind|
|Location:||Appendix B, pp.47-89|
|Keywords:||Advocacy; Biography; Blind; Charity; Children; Communication; Correspondence; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Exercise; Family; Food; Friendship; Manual Alphabet; Medicine & Science; Psychology; Publicity; Religion; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Women; Women & Gender|