Deafness and Cheerfulness (Classic Reprint)

Deafness and Cheerfulness (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Deafness and Cheerfulness I may not have followed, I am sure I have seen, and can trust myself to point out, the way of wisdom in dealing with it. For a very great number of the incurably deaf the chief help is in a large sense moral, and with this I would reach them. I shall indulge little in pity, - that I reserve for children, not proffer men; but I shall appeal to cour age and faith and fortitude. The experience of the deaf is hard, far harder than any but a fellow-sufferer can know; I would bear in upon them the thought once borne in upon me by a beloved physician: This is bad, very had indeed, and not unlikely it will become worse; but has the thought occurred to you that it is a very poor bushel under which to hide your candle? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • English
  • 5 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243186401
  • 9780243186402