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fathom
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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to come to understand
  • Had I your opportunities, no scruples would prevent me from fathoming Clifford to the full depth of my plummet-line!
    Chapter 12 — The Daguerreotypist (41% in)
  • "Why, so they are, Uncle Venner," remarked Phoebe after a pause; for she had been trying to fathom the profundity and appositeness of this concluding apothegm.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (84% in)
  • If you choose to call it luck, it is all very well; but if we are to take it as the will of Providence, why, I can't exactly fathom it!"
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (96% in)

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