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The Da Vinci Code
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  • I am only sorry you had to endure captivity for so long.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is a household matter, sir, hardly fare for guests to endure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The brotherhood has endured for centuries, and it will endure this.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The brotherhood has endured for centuries, and it will endure this.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The measure of your faith is the measure of the pain you can endure, the Teacher had told him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The royal bloodline of Jesus Christ is the source of the most enduring legend of all time—the Holy Grail.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Enduring legends like Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, King Arthur, and Sleeping Beauty were Grail allegories.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Some of today's most enduring art, literature, and music secretly tell the history of Mary Magdalene and Jesus.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Inside the Salle des Etats, Sophie stood in silence and endured the sharp pang of loss.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His legs still ached from being bound all that time, but Silas had endured far greater pain.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Even the physical pain of being bound Silas had turned into a spiritual exercise, asking the throb of his blood-starved muscles to remind him of the pain Christ endured.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Considering the poverty from which he had come and the sexual horrors he had endured in prison, celibacy was a welcome change.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bishop Manuel Aringarosa's body had endured many kinds of pain, and yet the searing heat of the bullet wound in his chest felt profoundly foreign to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His broad back still ached from the corporal mortification he had endured earlier today, and yet the pain was inconsequential compared with the anguish of his life before Opus Dei had saved him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Accompanying the gravity of being a hunted man, Langdon was starting to feel the ponderous weight of responsibility, the prospect that he and Sophie might actually be holding an encrypted set of directions to one of the most enduring mysteries of all time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had been shocked to learn that female numeraries were forced to clean the men's residence halls for no pay while the men were at mass; women slept on hardwood floors, while the men had straw mats; and women were forced to endure additional requirements of corporal mortification… all as added penance for original sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If I hadn't seen it with my own eyes… Too ashamed and stunned to endure her grandfather's pained attempts to explain, Sophie immediately moved out on her own, taking money she had saved, and getting a small flat with some roommates.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: endured the pain
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