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American Notes
Ye who have eyes and see not, and have ears and hear not; ye who are as the hypocrites of sad countenances, and disfigure your faces that ye may seem unto men to fast; learn healthy cheerfulness, and mild contentment, from the deaf, and dumb, and blind! Self-elected saints with gloomy brows, this sightless, earless, voiceless child may teach you lessons you will do well to follow....
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Title: American Notes
Creator: Charles Dickens (author)
Date: 1874
Format: Book
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.33-51
Keywords: Advocacy; Asylums; Blind; Boston, MA; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Disease; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Institutions; Laura Bridgman; Massachusetts; Media; Moral Literature; Perkins School For The Blind; Poverty; Religion; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Travel
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy