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"They plumb e't all the bacon and prunes and sugar and dog-food," Elijah reported, "and gosh darn my buttons, if they didn't gnaw open the sacks and scatter the flour and beans and rice from Dan to Beersheba.
I consulted the most experienced seamen upon the depth of the channel, which they had often plumbed; who told me, that in the middle, at high-water, it was seventy GLUMGLUFFS deep, which is about six feet of European measure; and the rest of it fifty GLUMGLUFFS at most.
At first she would not look straight up at him, but her eyes soon lifted, and his plumbed the deepness of the ever-varying pupils, with their radiating fibrils of blue, and black, and gray, and violet, while she regarded him as Eve at her second waking might have regarded Adam.
One day, when Plumb and his wife were sitting in a restaurant, a man at another table came up and said, "You're Plumb.
Grayson Plumb claimed he'd snapped after being "tormented" by teenagers.
Plumb couldn't sleep that night, thinking about that man.
D19840_3 IT'S PLUMB DIFFICULT: Chris Prophet, was lucky to find a plumbing job through a friend but lecturer Colin Green (inset) said it is very difficult for youngsters to find an opening in the trade D19840_5; D19840_4 D19840_2 D19840_1 THREE HOPEFULS - Matthew Judd, Neil McCarron and Ross Haselwood
A MAESTEG plumbing student has been awarded a prestigious prize by plumbing and heating merchants Plumb Center.
DRAIN - It was during a ride home from the doctors' office last month, as Katie Plumb was feeling a little depressed and still processing the fact that she might be too sick to play basketball this year, that her mom presented a challenge.