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John Carlin, ‘‘The Mute’s Lament,’’ American Annals of the Deaf and Dumb 1 (1847): 15–16. 36. Clerc, An Address Written by Mr. Clerc, 12. 37. : Benjamin Olds, 1835), 196. 38. For an insightful discussion of the meanings of , see Carol Padden and Tom Humphries, Deaf in America: Voices from a Culture (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1988): 13–17, 49–50. 39. , The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988), 50. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY Baynton, Douglas C.

He frequented my school-room, and one day requested me to give him private lessons of an hour every day. I could receive him but three times a week, in my room upstairs in the afternoon, and he came with punctuality, so great was his desire of acquiring the knowledge of the language of signs in the shortest time possible. I told him, nevertheless, that however diligent he might be, it would require at least six months to get a tolerably good knowledge of signs, and a year for the method of instruction so as to be well qualified to teach thoroughly.

If so in your opinion, what is it? 12 LAURENT CLERC A: The language of signs is universal, and as simple as nature herself. 6 Q: What is the difference in the manners and habits of the people of this country and those of the French people? A: Your manners and habits seem to me more regular and simple, and consequently more salutary. Those of the French, though less regular and less constant, are nevertheless more elegant and polite, but you improve more and more every day and I hope you will be quite equal to them in a few years.

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