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obelisk
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Singlehandedly responsible for filling Paris with Egyptian obelisks, art, and artifacts.
  • A colossal Egyptian obelisk.
  • Then he turned left and followed the brass line due north toward the obelisk.
  • Silas gazed upward at the Saint-Sulpice obelisk, taking in the length of the massive marble shaft.
  • At the base of the Sulpice obelisk.
  • Following the brass line closer to the obelisk, he knocked on each tile adjacent to the brass line.
  • The arrival of this stranger at the base of the obelisk was a signal from the brotherhood.
  • Inside Saint-Sulpice, Silas carried the heavy iron votive candle holder from the altar back toward the obelisk.
  • 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.
  • Behind him to the west, Langdon knew the ancient obelisk of Ramses rose above the trees, marking the Musée du Jeu de Paume.

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  • Colin and Hassan followed her to a six-foot-tall obelisk—a kind of miniature Washington Monument—before which la’ a plethora of not-new pink silk roses.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • The horse paused beside the obelisk.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book

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