A Beacon for the Blind; Being a Life of Henry Fawcett, the Blind Postmaster-General

 
9780217146807: A Beacon for the Blind; Being a Life of Henry Fawcett, the Blind Postmaster-General

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX Aberdeen, Fawcett at, 144, 167. Abolition of Slavery, 5, 76, 77, 120, 157. Afghanistan, position of, 242-4. Agriculture, Fawcett on, 169. Aids to Thrift, Fawcett's, 276. Aldeburgh, the Garrett family of, 130, 301; memorial to Fawcett in, 333. Alderbury, Fawcett at, 7, 36, 132. American Civil War, the, Fawcett's interest in, 101, 124, 145, 155, 157. 162. Ancient Mariners, the, 85, 86, 262. Anderson, Dr. Garrett, 314; her interest in the Post Office, 257. Anecdotage, Fawcett's love of, 91, 98. 99. 171-Angling, Fawcett's love of, 17, 60-63, 67, 268. Austen, Jane, novels of, 92. Australia, Fawcett on future of, 38. Avebury, Lord, accompanies Faw-cett on his honeymoon, 131, 132; his friendship with Fawcett, xiii, xv, 97, 147. Babylon, 15. Bach, Fawcett on, 302. Ballot Act, Fawcett on the, 175. Balmoral, Fawcett at, 292. Bateman, Bishop, founder of Trinity Hall, 86. Beaconsfield, Lord, Fawcett on, 38, 168, 231, 242; leads the Conservative party, 161, 164, 236, 239, 242. Beck, Dr., master ot Trinity Hall, xv. Bengal, famine in, 236. Bethnal Green, Fawcett at, 243, 306. Billiards, Fawcett plays, 27, 28. Blackheath, Fawcett at, 167. Blackwood, Sir Arthur, on Fawcett, 279. Blind, Fawcett's alms to the, 71; literature for the, 68. Blindness, as a spur, 65; Fawcett on, 45, 66-69, 100, 149, 154, 306. Blue ribbon, Fawcett on the, 264. Bombay, honour to Fawcett in, 323-Bond, Dr. Henry, xv. Bowles, Richard, 319. Bradford, Fawcett at, 120, 145. Braille, never mastered by Fawcett, 51-Bright, John, advises Fawcett, 146; advocates peace, 32; apostle of Free Trade, 8, 19; Fawcett on, 38, 103, 160; on the Reform Bill, 162, 164; revered in America, 102. Brighton, Fawcett at, 56, 133; Fawcett contests, 153-9, 166, 170, 227, 230, 232; Fawcett M.P. for, 126, 131, 139, 159, 166, 168...

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