Honestly, and with tears running down his own cheeks, he spoke of a heart of love in the skies, of a pitying Jesus, and an eternal home; but the ear was deaf
with anguish, and the palsied heart could not feel.
I cried, thinking him deaf
, yet highly disgusted at his rudeness.
And this is the man I find you meeting in secret -- the man who has taken such a place in your favor that you are deaf
to the truth about him, even from my lips
The complaint had sometimes made itself audible, even in that deaf
city and dumb age, that, in the narrow streets without footways, the fierce patrician custom of hard driving endangered and maimed the mere vulgar in a barbarous manner.
And when I'm too deaf
, and too lame, and too blind, and too mumbly for want of teeth, to be of any use at all, even to be found fault with, than I shall go to my Davy, and ask him to take me in.
How Joe got out of the room, I have never been able to determine; but, I know that when he did get out he was steadily proceeding up-stairs instead of coming down, and was deaf
to all remonstrances until I went after him and laid hold of him.
Godfrey Cass was looking forward to this New Year's Eve with a foolish reckless longing, that made him half deaf
to his importunate companion, Anxiety.
Yes, my white father, I have long ears, though they say that I grow deaf
I am somewhat deaf
,'' replied Cedric, in good Saxon, and at the same time muttered to himself,
He was deaf
to my prayers and cries, and I should soon have been dead of hunger and misery if some merchants had not come along the track the following day and kindly brought me back to Bagdad.
If these could be im- proved, he thought, then the deaf
might be taught to speak by SIGHT--by learning an alphabet of vibrations.
I thought I had become deaf
, for the noises of movement I had been accustomed to hear from the pit had ceased absolutely.