Five Lectures on Blindness

Five Lectures on Blindness

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"[...]they were true teachers and college men, and understood the value of scholastic attainment to the blind. As far back as I can remember, they urged us all to prepare for college, and, to stimulate this desire, they kept in close touch with the work of the university, and often brought essays written by the advanced students, to encourage us in our literary efforts, assuring us with a little practice we could write as well. Often, too, they would take classes to hear a lecture on some subject under discussion, thus forging the first link between the school and the university, in whose shadow our young lives were spent. In preparing us for competition with seeing students, Mr. Charles Wilkinson used to say: "never ask for quarter because of your blindness. Do[...]."
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.3mm | 131.54g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507701373
  • 9781507701379

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