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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Langdon felt a familiar tinge of wonder as his eyes made a futile attempt to absorb the entire mass of the edifice.
  • Sadly, Aringarosa now saw, the Vatican had ruined the building by constructing two huge aluminum telescope domes atop the roof, leaving this once dignified edifice looking like a proud warrior wearing a couple of party hats.
  • Resembling an enormous metal brick, the edifice sat back from the road with a fifteen-foot-tall, neon, equilateral cross glowing over its facade.
  • Three stories tall and at least sixty meters long, the edifice had gray stone facing illuminated by outside spotlights.
  • Gazing up at the stark edifice framed against a cloud-swept sky, Langdon felt like Alice falling headlong into the rabbit hole.
  • The chapel would be closing soon, and as Langdon pulled open the door, a warm puff of air escaped, as if the ancient edifice were heaving a weary sigh at the end of a long day.
  • A dramatic, circular edifice with a daunting facade, a central turret, and a protruding nave off one side, the church looked more like a military stronghold than a place of worship.

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  • The corporation was housed in an imposing edifice.
  • He was determined to defeat the bill and tear down the entire edifice of free trade treaties.

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