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The Da Vinci Code
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  • The two men were now halfway up the Denon Wing’s entry tunnel, and Langdon could see the twin ascending escalators at the far end, both motionless.
  • As they ascended, Langdon tried to focus on anything other than the four walls around him.
  • Here, the glistening Rose Line took a ninety-degree vertical turn and continued directly up the face of the obelisk itself, ascending thirty-three feet to the very tip of the pyramidical apex, where it finally ceased.
  • The best known was the Masons’, wherein members ascended to higher degrees by proving they could keep a secret and by performing rituals and various tests of merit over many years.
  • He could feel himself ascending to a higher station in life.
  • The ladder was an antique tapered design and narrowed as Collet ascended.
  • Gray stone columns ascended like redwoods into the shadows, arching gracefully over dizzying expanses, and then shooting back down to the stone floor.
  • Fache ascended.
  • As they entered the musty, cavernous space, the agent motioned toward the center of the room, where a wooden ladder now ascended high into the rafters, propped against the ledge of a hayloft suspended high above them.
  • When one of the top four members died, the remaining three would choose from the lower echelons the next candidate to ascend as sénéchal.
  • The sénéchaux were traditionally men—the guardians—and yet women held far more honored status within the Priory and could ascend to the highest post from virtually any rank.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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