Manual labour was adopted at first as a means for students to defray their college expenses.
It is, however, in her daily life that one can best measure the delicacy of her senses and her manual skill.
Miss Keller talks to herself absent-mindedly in the manual alphabet.
She took a plain sheet of white paper from her desk and proceeded with flying fingers to type the 14 names and addresses using an old manual typewriter.
In 1781 he followed this up with an introductory manual of Chemical Essays.
The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
Foulkes, Manual of Ecclesiastical History, s.v.
On the whole, if they cannot be taught articulation, the manual alphabet seems the best and most convenient means of communication.
When Miss Keller puts her work in typewritten form, she cannot refer to it again unless some one reads it to her by means of the manual alphabet.
The more important sectarian schools are Wake Forest College (Baptist, opened 1834 as a " manual labour and classical institute "; as a college, 1838) at Wake Forest, 16 m.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
The manual alphabet is that in use among all educated deaf people.
The idea of automatic telephony is to substitute for the operator of the manual exchange an electromechanical or other switching system, which, controlled in its movement by the action of the subscriber, will automatically select, connect and disconnect circuits as desired.
In certain respects, on the other hand, America has gone further than the United Kingdom, especially in the matter of automatic signalling, and in the operating of points and signals by electrical power or air-pressure instead of manual labour.
The author of these receipts is not under any delusion that he is transmuting metals; the MS. is merely a workshop manual in which are described processes in daily use for preparing metals for false jewellery, but it argues considerable knowledge of methods of making alloys and colouring metals.
Most dictionaries contain an engraving of the manual letters.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
Much of this lack of progress is attributed to the heavy manual (especially agricultural) work undertaken by women and children.
Landon, Manual of Councils of the Church (1893); W.
Stout, Manual of Psychology (1898), bk.
He said he had a granddaughter who was special and he didn't want her to get stuck doing some sort of manual labor.
It astonished me to find how much easier it is to talk than to spell with the fingers, and I discarded the manual alphabet as a medium of communication on my part; but Miss Sullivan and a few friends still use it in speaking to me, for it is more convenient and more rapid than lip-reading.
"Someone didn't leave an instruction manual when she walked out on me," he replied calmly.
She knew the manual labor class worked with their hands, but she didn't realize they used them to do more than serve the elite.
They are composed principally of peasants, unskilled workmen and other manual laborers.
I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.
My grandfather was from the elite and my grandmother from the manual labor class.
You're from the manual labor class?
The principal causes are the growth of population, and the over-supply of and low rates of remuneration for manual labor in various Italian provinces.
Mitchell, Manual of Bowl-playing (Glasgow, 1880); Laws of the Game issued by the Scottish B.A.
Fleming, An Elementary Manual of Radiotelegraphy and Radio-telephony (1908); H.
Garcke, Manual of Electrical Undertakings (1896-1908).
Portman, Record of the Andamanese (Ii volumes MS. in India Office, London, and Home Department, Calcutta), 18 931898, Andamanese Manual (1887), Notes on the Languages of the South Andaman Group of Tribes (1898), and History of our Relations with the Andamanese (1899); S.
Blackmore, 1842); Ffoulkes, Manual of Ecclesiastical History (1851); E.
Ormerod, Manual of Injurious Insects (I89o); C. V.
Chisholm, Manual of Commercial Geography (1890).
Cation of which the same author has issued a Manual of the Birds of New Zealand (8vo, 1882), founded on the former; but justice requires that mention be made of the labours of G.
I am not saying if you enjoy manual labor and being exhausted at the end of the day, you shouldn't do it.
Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.
If more people knew this, and the friends and relatives of deaf children learned the manual alphabet at once the deaf all over the world would be happier and better educated.
She has learned that EVERYTHING HAS A NAME, AND THAT THE MANUAL ALPHABET IS THE KEY TO EVERYTHING SHE WANTS TO KNOW.
Two of the teachers knew the manual alphabet, and talked to her without an interpreter.
Occasionally some little boy or girl will try to learn the manual alphabet.
P. 535; Kern, Manual of Buddhism, p. 99, Mahavagga, ii.
The movement of emigration may be divided into two currents, temporary and permanentthe former going chiefly towards neighboring European countries and to North Africa, and consisting of manual laborers, the latter towards trans-oceanic countries, principally Brazil, Argentina and the United States.
Of Schlichs Manual of Forestry.
1340), was the author of the Tur (or the four Tarim), a most important manual of Jewish law, serving as an abridgement of the Mishneh Torah brought up to date.
The authoritative manual for the royal houses and the "higher nobility" of Europe is the Almanach de Gotha, published yearly.
One good feature of the Russian primary school system, however, is that in many villages there are school gardens or fields; in nearly moo schools, bee-keeping, and in 300 silkworm culture is taught; while in some 900 schools the children receive instruction in various trades; and in 300 schools in slojd (a system of manual training originated in Finland).
- British Railways A similar comparison (Table XIX.) can be made for the United States of America, statistics prior to the establishment of the Interstate Commerce Commission being taken from Poor's Manual of Railroads as transcribed in government reports.
Manual labour in farming operations began to be superseded by the use of drills, hay-makers and horse-rakes, chaff-cutters and root-pulpers.
For further information see Veitch's Manual of Coniferae (2nd ed., 1900).
P. Woodward, Manual of the Mollusca (2nd ed., with appendix, London, 1869); E.
Of a very different kind is the next we have to notice, the Prodromus systematis mammalium et avium of Illiger, published at Berlin in 1811, which must in its day have been a valuable little manual, and on many points it may now be consulted to advantage - the characters of the genera being admirably given, and good explanatory lists of the technical terms of ornithology furnished.
I i (2878); Robert Ridgway, Manual of North American Birds (Philadelphia, 1887); Frank M.
The works of Audubon, and the Fauna Boreali-Americana of Richardson and Swainson have already been noticed, but they need naming here, as also do Nuttall's Manual of the Ornithology of the United States and of Canada (2 vols., Boston, 1832-1834; 2nd ed., 1840); and the Birds of Long Island (8 vo, New York, 1844) by J.
C. Klinkert, Nieuw Maleisch-Nederlandisch Woorden boek (Leiden, 1893); John Leyden, Malay Annals (London, 1821); William Marsden, The History of Sumatra (London, 181 I); Malay Dictionary (London, 1824); Sir William Maxwell, A Manual of the Malay Language (London, 1888); T.
The economy makes new machines that replace manual labor because many thousands of people are paid very well to do so.
Just think, she cannot use the manual alphabet!
After Laura's education had progressed for two months with the use only of raised letters, Dr. Howe sent one of his teachers to learn the manual alphabet from a deaf-mute.
She taught it to Laura, and from that time on the manual alphabet was the means of communicating with her.
The manual alphabet was not the only means of presenting words to Helen Keller's fingers.
Books supplemented, perhaps equaled in importance the manual alphabet, as a means of teaching language.
In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.
It is a clumsy and unsatisfactory way of receiving communication, useless when Miss Sullivan or some one else who knows the manual alphabet is present to give Miss Keller the spoken words of others.
There appeared to be no such thing as a do-it-yourself manual for seeing the future, but the books had a few good—if bizarre—anecdotal stories that gave her ideas.
His manual on Graphical Statics and his Elements of Projective Geometry (translated by C. Leudesdorf), have been published in English by the Clarendon Press.
Among the principal buildings are the First National bank, the immense Union station and the Saint Vincent hospital; besides several fine office and school buildings (including the beautiful manual training high school) and churches.
To the Labour party in that state are admitted only persons who have worked for their living at manual labour, and this qualification of being an actual worker is one that was strongly insisted upon at the formation of the party and strictly adhered to, although the temptation to break away from it and accept as candidates persons of superior education and position has been very great.
It delighted me inexpressibly to find that they knew the manual alphabet.
I studied it with Madame Olivier, a French lady who did not know the manual alphabet, and who was obliged to give her instruction orally.
Mr. Gilman read all the papers to me by means of the manual alphabet.
The manual part takes longer, and I have perplexities which they have not.
As to the two-handed alphabet, I think it is much easier for those who have sight than the manual alphabet; for most of the letters look like the large capitals in books; but I think when it comes to teaching a deaf-blind person to spell, the manual alphabet is much more convenient, and less conspicuous....
Garcke, Manual of Electrical Undertakings.
For thirty years (1842-1872) Pittsfield was the home of the Rev. John Todd (1800-1873), the author of numerous books, of which Lectures to Children (1834; 2nd series, 1858) and The Student's Manual (1835) were once widely read.
One who reads or talks to me spells with his hand, using the single-hand manual alphabet generally employed by the deaf.
Dear Frau Grote learned the manual alphabet, and used to teach me herself; but this was in private lessons, which were paid for by my friends.
Having lost his money he returned to Rome penniless, and was driven to support himself by manual labour in a mill (cum ...
They are summarized in Landon, Manual of Councils, s.v."
Here he became private chaplain to Richard Vaughan, 2nd earl of Carbery (1600-1686), whose hospitable mansion, Golden Grove, is immortalized in the title of Taylor's still popular manual of devotion, and whose first wife was a constant friend of Taylor.
The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living provided a manual of Christian practice, which has retained its place with devout readers.