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Life Of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Before the millennium arrives will one language prevail and swallow up the rest, or will mankind agree to form a universal language? Would not such a project be pregnant with incalculable advantages? How shall it be accomplished? What shall this universal language be? Is there already one, provided by Nature herself, easy of acquisition, universal in its application, and which demands neither types nor paper?...
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Title: Life Of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Creator: Edward Miner Gallaudet (author)
Date: 1888
Format: Book
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: ch.3-6, pp.45-195
Keywords: Abbe Sicard; Advocacy; Alice Cogswell; American School For The Deaf; Asylums; Benevolence; Biography; Catholic; Clergy; Communication; Connecticut; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Edward M. Gallaudet; England; Family; France; Hartford, CT; Institutions; Julia Brace; Laura Bridgman; Laurent Clerc; Marriage; Mason Cogswell; Philanthropy; Religion; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sign Language; Social Welfare & Communities; Sophia Fowler; Thomas Gallaudet; Travel
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Social Movements & Advocacy

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