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Trees high or low, large or small, upright or crooked, fruitful or unfruitful. Let us look at the birds of the air, and at the fishes of the sea, nothing resembles another thing. Let us look at the beasts. We see among the same kinds some of the different forms, of different dimensions, domestic or wild, harmless or ferocious, useful or useless, pleasing or hideous. Some are bred for men’s sakes; some for their own pleasures and amusements; some are of no use to us. There are faults in their organization as well as in that of men.

5 I hope not, gentlemen; I hope that you will busy yourselves 4. Clerc embellishes the facts to call attention to the momentous effect that education had upon him; of course he could think and feel before he attended school. 5. With this appeal to his audience’s national pride, Clerc sets a rhetorical example that subsequent deaf authors would follow. LAURENT CLERC 11 with the same zeal as your neighbors, the good inhabitants of Connecticut. If the deaf and dumb become happy, it will be your joy to see that it is the effect of your generosity, and they will preserve the remembrance of it as long as they live, and your reward will be heaven.

Clerc shows again that sign language, rather than written French or English, is his most effective means of communication. 22 LAURENT CLERC A: I do not always find words ready, but in general I seem to see them before me. As soon as I have sought them in my mind, in order to employ them, they usually present themselves as written, when I take up paper, or printed, when I open a book, but never as spelled on the fingers. Q: Does your habit of thought accommodate itself to the circumstances in which you imagine yourself placed, & the individual with whom you think of conversing; that is: Do you think in signs when you imagine yourself before your deaf, & in words when you seem to be holding conversation with some servant?

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