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  • Now, Tarot’s mystical qualities were passed on by modern fortune-tellers.
  • The mystical teachings of the Kabbala drew heavily on anagrams—rearranging the letters of Hebrew words to derive new meanings.
  • Despite PHI’s seemingly mystical mathematical origins, Langdon explained, the truly mindboggling aspect of PHI was its role as a fundamental building block in nature.
  • Those deemed "witches" by the Church included all female scholars, priestesses, gypsies, mystics, nature lovers, herb gatherers, and any women "suspiciously attuned to the natural world."
  • The intersection of nave and transept occurred directly beneath the main cupola and was considered the heart of the church… her most sacred and mystical point.
  • Childbirth was mystical and powerful.
  • Jewish scholars and mystics are still finding hidden meanings using Atbash.
  • Langdon had read descriptions of this ceremony and understood its mystic roots.
  • The next time you find yourself with a woman, look in your heart and see if you cannot approach sex as a mystical, spiritual act.
  • A word of five letters, Langdon thought, pondering the staggering number of ancient words that might be considered words of wisdom—selections from mystic chants, astrological prophecies, secret society inductions, Wicca incantations, Egyptian magic spells, pagan mantras—the list was endless.
  • For centuries, iambic pentameter had been a preferred poetic meter of outspoken literati across the globe, from the ancient Greek writer Archilochus to Shakespeare, Milton, Chaucer, and Voltaire—bold souls who chose to write their social commentaries in a meter that many of the day believed had mystical properties.

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  • She is a mystic who believes enlightenment will come from communing with nature.
  • She is a mystic who claims to be able to both talk to the dead and see into the future.

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