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Incidents In The Life Of A Blind Girl
Of the numerous dispensations it is our lot to bear, that of blindness seems, indeed, the most severe -- the helplessness and dependence it induces should appeal to every heart. It is true, orbs of vision closed on light of sun or moon, the more may celestial light shine inward; yet, to tread Earth's garden-paths, forever veiled the beauty of sky or flower, is a heavy cross to bear....
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Title: Incidents In The Life Of A Blind Girl
Creator: Mary L. Day (author)
Date: 1859
Format: n/a
Publisher: James Young, Baltimore
Source: Available at selected libraries
Keywords: Autobiography; Baltimore, MD; Benevolence; Blind; Charity; Children; Clergy; Death; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Family; Grief; Identity; Institutions; Labor; Mary Day; Maryland; Maryland Institution For The Blind; Medical Professionals; Medication; Medicine; Michigan; Music; Native American; Poetry; Poverty; Railroads; Religion; Schools; Sensory Disability; The Arts; Transportation; Travel; Treatments Therapies Cures; Tuberculosis; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts

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