Had Grey Beaver possessed the plummet
of affection and love, he might have sounded the deeps of White Fang's nature and brought up to the surface all manner of kindly qualities.
But the plummet
of his hearing brought nothing to him save the moaning of wind through invisible trees and the rustling of leaves on swaying branches.
Tarzan had felt the instantaneous relaxation of the body beneath him after the heavy impact with the tree limb, and as the other turned completely over and started again upon its fall toward the ground, he reached forth a hand and caught the branch in time to stay his own descent, while the ape dropped like a plummet
to the foot of the tree.
He stopped his horse, raised the trap and dropped his phonographic voice, like a lead plummet
, through the aperture:
She rumbled in her depths, shaking a white plummet
of steam into the night, and Jukes' thought skimmed like a bird through the engine-room, where Mr.
Still eager to help the afflicted girl, the Youngs contacted their friends to ask for help, and the friends responded generously with donations to help the Plummets
adopt young Genia.