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The Story Of My Life, Part 4
I was still excessively scrupulous about everything I wrote. The thought that what I wrote might not be absolutely my own tormented me. No one knew of these fears except my teacher. A strange sensitiveness prevented me from referring to “The Frost-King”; but often when an idea flashed out in the course of conversation I would spell softly in her hand, “I am not sure it is mine.” At other times, in the midst of a paragraph I was writing, I said to myself, “Suppose it should be found that all this was written by some one long ago!” An impish fear clutched hold of my hand, so that I could not write any more that day. And even now I sometimes feel the same uneasiness and disquietude....
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Title: The Story Of My Life, Part 4
From: The Story Of My Life Series
Creator: Helen Keller (author)
Date: July 1902
Format: Article
Publication: The Ladies' Home Journal
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.19, no.8, pp.11-13
Keywords: Accommodations; Alexander Graham Bell; Anne Sullivan; Arthur Gilman; Assistive Technology; Association To Promote The Teaching Of Speech To The Deaf; Autobiography; Blind; Boston, MA; Braille; Cambridge School For Young Ladies; Cambridge, MA; Ceremonies; Chautauqua, NY; Children; Children's Literature; Communication; Correspondence; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Embossed Print; Friendship; Frost King; Grover Cleveland; Helen Keller; Higher Education; Institutions; Manual Alphabet; Margaret Canby; Massachusetts; Media; Merton Keith; New York; New York City, NY; Niagara Falls, NY; Oralism; Perkins School For The Blind; Plagiarism; Poetry; Radcliffe College; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sophia Hopkins; Travel; Typewriters; Washington, DC; William Wade; World Fairs; Wright-Humason School For The Deaf
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations

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- The Story Of My Life, Part 1 (doc)
- The Story Of My Life, Part 2 (doc)
- The Story Of My Life, Part 3 (doc)
- The Story Of My Life, Part 4 (doc)
- The Story Of My Life, Part 5 (doc)
- The Story Of My Life, Part 6 (doc)