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That the human mind with its poor plummet has already sounded the depths of the divine oracles!
He means the builder's plummet, which Zorobabel shall hold in his hand for the finishing the building.-Ibid.
Something like a bath; on first investigation, seems bottomless; but plummet reaches conclusion at last.
But how about direct taxation, the manly sacrifice of free peoples, the plummet by which to sound the enlightenment of a nation?
The bees droned, and the wheeling buzzard suddenly dropped like a plummet a hundred yards through the larkspur blue.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The soundings, when the plummet first touches the ground, on approaching the shores, give some idea of this.
The plummet of our thought fails always to reach the depth of that mystery of Mary's Child.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
Measurements of the depth of the water with a plummet and line.
FRANKLIN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Our plummet-lines are only too short; but they are growing longer.
It is necessary, then, that I reconnoitre the passage plummet in hand, before bringing the fleet into it.

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