How had he ever turned a blind eye to her?
I was blind to her other side.
He takes care of sixty little blind girls and seventy little blind boys.
I'm about to go blind reading them old microfilm newspapers.
The use of blind arches as an external decoration, and of brick cornices with the points of the bricks projecting like the teeth of a saw, the use of pulvini (cushions) above the capitals of columns and under the spring of an arch, &c. &c., the use of round arches springing direct from these cushions, spherical pendentives, &c.
The blind alone could not support it, but it would not take very much money to make up the additional expense.
He withdrew his computer and did so, grateful for the woman that helped him out of blind faith.
I was to be Ceres in a kind of masque given by the blind girls.
It is evident that the blind should have a good magazine, not a special magazine for the blind, but one of our best monthlies, printed in embossed letters.
Books for the blind are very limited in number.
The little blind children at the Perkins Institution had sent it and Laura Bridgman had dressed it; but I did not know this until afterward.
I'm not going on blind dates or being hooked up with hairy alpha males.
Just think of an army of blind people, with guns and cannon!
Oedipus fulfils an ancient prophecy in killing his father; he is the blind instrument in the hands of fate.
TO MR. WILLIAM WADE Cambridge, February 2, 1901. ...By the way, have you any specimens of English braille especially printed for those who have lost their sight late in life or have fingers hardened by long toil, so that their touch is less sensitive than that of other blind people?
They fly hither and thither in my thought like blind birds beating the air with ineffectual wings.
Poor Edith is blind and deaf and dumb.
But why should not the friends of the blind assist The Great Round World, if necessary?
Surely Alex wasn't blind to the manipulation going on with intent to keep him in Texas.
Mrs. Hopkins did send me lovely ring, I do love her and little blind girls.
The deaf and the blind find it very difficult to acquire the amenities of conversation.
Biennial appropriations are made for the support of the deaf and dumb, the blind and imbecile children at various institutions in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The Venetians, who contracted for the transport of the crusaders, and whose blind doge Dandolo was first to land in Constantinople, received one-half and onefourth of the divided Greek empire for their spoils.
During the embryonic stage the lids are fused together, and either become separated shortly before the bird is hatched, as is the case with most Nidifugae, or else the blind condition prevails for some time, in the young Nidicolae.
Mysterious doctrines are ascribed by Protestants to scripture; so half of revelation is regarded as matter for blind assent, if another half is luminous in experience.
We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.
He says, the court of investigation before which I was brought consisted of eight people: four blind, four seeing persons.
The college authorities did not allow Miss Sullivan to read the examination papers to me; so Mr. Eugene C. Vining, one of the instructors at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was employed to copy the papers for me in American braille.
It was a wonderful, glorious song, and it won the blind poet an immortal crown, the admiration of all ages.
I am coming to Boston in June to see little blind girls and I will come to see you.
I will have fun with little blind girls.
This letter is indorsed in Whittier's hand, "Helen A. Keller--deaf dumb and blind--aged nine years."
Tommy Stringer, who appears in several of the following letters, became blind and deaf when he was four years old.
They are going to send me some money for a poor little deaf and dumb and blind child.
Did you know that the blind children are going to have their commencement exercises in Tremont Temple, next Tuesday afternoon?
The tea brought more than two thousand dollars for the blind children.
Then I was like the little blind children who are waiting to enter the kindergarten.
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....
The college authorities would not permit Miss Sullivan to read the examination papers to me; so Mr. Eugene C. Vining, one of the instructors at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was employed to copy the papers for me in braille.
TO MR. JOHN HITZ 14 Coolidge Ave., Cambridge, Nov. 26, 1900. ...--has already communicated with you in regard to her and my plan of establishing an institution for deaf and blind children.
A gentleman in Philadelphia has just written to my teacher about a deaf and blind child in Paris, whose parents are Poles.
This sense is not, however, so finely developed as in some other blind people.
Most blind people are aided by the sense of sound, so that a fair comparison is hard to make, except with other deaf-blind persons.
The time that one of Miss Keller's friends realizes most strongly that she is blind is when he comes on her suddenly in the dark and hears the rustle of her fingers across the page.
The most convenient print for the blind is braille, which has several variations, too many, indeed--English, American, New York Point.
Miss Keller has a braille writer on which she keeps notes and writes letters to her blind friends.
Like every deaf or blind person, Miss Keller depends on her sense of smell to an unusual degree.
It should be said that any double-case watch with the crystal removed serves well enough for a blind person whose touch is sufficiently delicate to feel the position of the hands and not disturb or injure them.
For Dr. Howe is the great pioneer on whose work that of Miss Sullivan and other teachers of the deaf-blind immediately depends.
His success convinced him that language can be conveyed through type to the mind of the blind-deaf child, who, before education, is in the state of the baby who has not learned to prattle; indeed, is in a much worse state, for the brain has grown in years without natural nourishment.
We gladly allowed her to use freely our library of embossed books, our collection of stuffed animals, sea-shells, models of flowers and plants, and the rest of our apparatus for instructing the blind through the sense of touch.
She has none of those nervous habits that are so noticeable and so distressing in blind children.
I hear there is a deaf and blind child being educated at the Baltimore Institution.
She knew, too, that I sometimes write "letters to blind girls" on the slate; but I didn't suppose that she had any clear idea what a letter was.
Little blind girls sent me a pretty work-basket.
I will write little blind girls a letter to thank them.
Mr. Anagnos went to Louisville Monday to see little blind children.
One day she said, sadly: I am blind and deaf.
Is it blind? she asked; for in her mind the idea of being led was associated with blindness.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
Any deaf child or deaf and blind child in good health can be taught.
How do the blind girls know what to say with their mouths?
The disadvantages of being deaf and blind were overcome and the advantages remained.
PERKINS INSTITUTION AND MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND SO.
And they said Kutuzov was blind of one eye?
Yes, I will throw you back beyond the Dvina and beyond the Dnieper, and will re- erect against you that barrier which it was criminal and blind of Europe to allow to be destroyed.
But later on, to fit what had occurred, the historians provided cunningly devised evidence of the foresight and genius of the generals who, of all the blind tools of history were the most enslaved and involuntary.
"Put on your glasses, you'll go blind doing that," Dean said, handing Fred his beer and reclaiming his rocker from Mrs. Lincoln, the large black cat that had adopted the pair the prior February.
It was his suggestion about the newspaper subscription that started the whole business rolling— even if it was blind luck.
Blind to what victory brings.
A few species, however, like the common British forms Chelifer cancroides and Chiridium museorum, frequent human dwellings and are found in books, old chests, furniture, &c.; others like Ganypus littoralis and allied species may be found under stones or pieces of coral between tide-marks; while others, which are for the most part blind, live permanently in dark caves.
The treaty contained a clause by which Charles was bound to declare himself a Catholic, and with the knowledge of this Ashley, as a stanch Protestant, could not be trusted: In order to blind him and the other Protestant members of the Cabal a sham treaty was arranged in which this clause did not appear, and it was not until a considerable while afterwards that he found out that he had been duped.
The mistletoe figures also in Scandinavian legend as having furnished the material of the arrow with which Balder (the sun-god) was slain by the blind god Hoder.
But admiration of his talents must not blind us to his moral worthlessness, nor is it right to cast the blame for his excesses on the brutal and vicious society in which he lived.
The fiction of Belisarius wandering as a blind beggar through the streets of Constantinople, which has been adopted by Marmontel in his Belisaire, and by various painters and poets, is first heard of in the 10th century.
Olindiadae, with four radial canals and four gonads; manubrium short; ring-canals giving off blind centripetal canals; tentaculocysts enclosed.
Haeckel regards it as the equivalent of the manubrium, and as it is implanted on the blind end of the pneumatophore, such a view leads necessarily to the air-sack and gland being a development on the ex-umbral surface of the medusa-person.
In truth, Schopenhauer's conception of the world as the activity of a blind force is at bottom a materialistic and mechanical rather than a spiritualistic and teleological theory.
As a bundle is traced towards its blind termination in the mesophyll the peridesmic stereom first disappears, the sieve-tubes of the phloem are replaced by narrow elongated parenchyma cells, which soon die out, and the bundle ends with a strand of tracheids covered by the phloeotermic sheath.
He was a director of the great hospital for the blind (Quinze-Vingts), and nominated the regius professors and readers in the College de France.
Blind Carabidae form a large proportion of cave dwelling beetles, and several species of great interest live between tide-marks along the seashore.
On the 6th of October 1829 he began the actual work of composition, which was continued without more serious interruptions than those occasioned by the essays on Asylums for the Blind (1830), Poetry and Romance of the Italians (1831), and English Literature of the 19th Century (1832), until the 25th of June 1836, when the concluding note was written.
Now, however, the use of his remaining eye had been reduced to an hour a day, divided into portions at wide intervals, and he was driven to the conclusion that whatever plans he made must be formed on the same calculations as those of a blind man.
An institute for the deaf and dumb and blind was opened at Raleigh in 1845, and another for the deaf and dumb at Morganton in 1894; by a law of 1907 every deaf child.
In Heliodrilus the blind extremity of the spermatheca is enclosed in a coelomic sac which is in connexion with the sacs envolving the ovaries and oviducts.
Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?
The younger child was blind--that was I--and the other was Martha Washington.
We lived a long way from any school for the blind or the deaf, and it seemed unlikely that any one would come to such an out-of-the-way place as Tuscumbia to teach a child who was both deaf and blind.
We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.
One day spent with the blind children made me feel thoroughly at home in my new environment, and I looked eagerly from one pleasant experience to another as the days flew swiftly by.
But I do not understand how he ever thought a blind and deaf child of eleven could have invented them.
I will see little blind girls.
On May 26th they arrived in Boston and went to the Perkins Institution; here Helen met the little blind girls with whom she had corresponded the year before.
I want you to see baby Tom, the little blind and deaf and dumb child who has just come to our pretty garden.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
Most educated blind people know several, but it would save trouble if, as Miss Keller suggests, English braille were universally adopted.
He was a great philanthropist, interested especially in the education of all defectives, the feeble-minded, the blind, and the deaf.
As head of the Perkins Institution for the Blind in Boston, he heard of Laura Bridgman and had her brought to the Institution on October 4, 1837.
Very early in her life she became almost totally blind, and she entered the Perkins Institution October 7, 1880, when she was fourteen years old.
I'll accomplish this via a blind trust so you will remain unknown, even to me.
This note sounds like and looks like he was blind drunk when he wrote it and he doesn't know what the hell he's talking about.
What threat is a blind man to you?
They're like blind deer.
He saved her life, and she was going to repay him by robbing him blind, because she had no other choice.
Is it like suddenly being blind or deaf or something?
The state institution for the education of the deaf and dumb (1854) and the state institution for the blind (1848) are at Jackson.
Has there ever before been a time when business opportunity was more blind to color, gender, or creed?
What would we have the centuries to come to say about us: That we were so eager to maximize our position of power and wealth that we turned a blind eye to injustice?
A little story called "The Frost King," which I wrote and sent to Mr. Anagnos, of the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was at the root of the trouble.
Dear little blind girls
I will hug and kiss little blind girls mr. anagnos will come to see me.
I am not blind any longer, for I see with your eyes and hear with your ears.
My removal from the army does not produce the slightest stir--a blind man has left it.
So he was brought, quite blind, straight to her, and he goes up to her and falls down and says, 'Make me whole,' says he, 'and I'll give thee what the Tsar bestowed on me.'
A fine idea to have a blind general!
"But, Prince, they say he is blind!" said he, reminding Prince Vasili of his own words.
If he isn't blind or dead, I'm sure he's noticed.
What Betsy noticed on the television yesterday was blind luck.
Are you that blind, human?
The nights made him think fondly of his old friend, an ancient blind man who saved him from madness in the catacombs.
Yet the Australian is capable of strong affections, and the blind (of whom there have always been a great number) are cared for, and are often the best fed in a tribe.
If so, revenge, as usual, was blind; for Walpole had sought rather to moderate than to inflame public feeling against the projectors.
You chose to let Jade go and turn a blind eye to him being a traitor. You chose not to see Hannah was a shapeshifter.
Had she always been so blind to his cruelty?
In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.
How blind that cannot see serenity!
In this instance it may happen that the work of intelligence has only been mimicked in nature by blind forces which have accidentally produced organic life; and Mill is disposed to hold that if the evolution of species should be clearly established as due to natural law - if there has been no creation by special interposition - the argument falls to the ground and theism (apparently) is lost.