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The Da Vinci Code
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  • 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.
  • Their square configurations make them impractical for use in crucifixion, and their balanced vertical and horizontal elements convey a natural union of male and female, making them symbolically consistent with Priory philosophy.
  • Then, with computer precision, the claw grasped the heavy handle and hoisted the crate vertically.
  • Despite the aluminum braces on his legs, he carried himself with a resilient, vertical dignity that seemed more a by-product of noble ancestry than any kind of conscious effort.
  • Langdon’s crouched form was now vertical, almost airborne, and the bullet exploded in the floor near Langdon’s feet.
  • The pillar on the left was carved with simple, vertical lines, while the pillar on the right was embellished with an ornate, flowering spiral.

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  • The architect used long vertical lines to pull the eye upward.
  • On a small ladder, a good-looking sandy-haired boy is painting a vertical sign that will say:  "Doc’s."
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story

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