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.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
Landon, Manual of Councils of the Church (1893); W.
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.
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.
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.
His manual on Graphical Statics and his Elements of Projective Geometry (translated by C. Leudesdorf), have been published in English by the Clarendon Press.
Mitchell, Manual of Bowl-playing (Glasgow, 1880); Laws of the Game issued by the Scottish B.A.
P. 535; Kern, Manual of Buddhism, p. 99, Mahavagga, ii.
In 1781 he followed this up with an introductory manual of Chemical Essays.
Blackmore, 1842); Ffoulkes, Manual of Ecclesiastical History (1851); E.
Ormerod, Manual of Injurious Insects (I89o); C. V.
Chisholm, Manual of Commercial Geography (1890).
The authoritative manual for the royal houses and the "higher nobility" of Europe is the Almanach de Gotha, published yearly.
Manual labour in farming operations began to be superseded by the use of drills, hay-makers and horse-rakes, chaff-cutters and root-pulpers.
Stout, Manual of Psychology (1898), bk.
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.
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.
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.
I am not saying if you enjoy manual labor and being exhausted at the end of the day, you shouldn't do it.
I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.
Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.
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.
Having lost his money he returned to Rome penniless, and was driven to support himself by manual labour in a mill (cum ...
The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
Fleming, An Elementary Manual of Radiotelegraphy and Radio-telephony (1908); H.
Garcke, Manual of Electrical Undertakings (1896-1908).
Much of this lack of progress is attributed to the heavy manual (especially agricultural) work undertaken by women and children.
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.
They are composed principally of peasants, unskilled workmen and other manual laborers.
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.
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.
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.
They are summarized in Landon, Manual of Councils, s.v."
Foulkes, Manual of Ecclesiastical History, s.v.
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.
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.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
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.