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Angels & Demons
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  • As the two men ascended the stone path toward the entry, they passed under a gateway formed by a pair of marble columns.
  • Kohler’s breath was labored and getting worse as the Haz-Mat elevator ascended.
  • Ascending.
  • She ascended the main portico to the church’s sole wooden door.
  • Having ascended the church stairs, he was now higher, and his view was better.
  • Before ascending, Langdon knew he needed a weapon, any weapon.
  • As they ran on through the mausoleums, Langdon felt his legs tiring, noting to his surprise that the group was ascending a steady incline.
  • They continued ascending the sinuous passages.
  • With flames flickering all around him, the camerlegno looked like an angel ascending to heaven.
  • Langdon ascended, listening for sounds.
  • He ascended into the total darkness, keeping one hand on the wall.
  • And when the flame went up toward heaven, the angel of the Lord ascended in the flame.
  • And had he not ascended miraculously into a pillar of fire, he would now be buried in the Vatican Grottoes along with the other Popes.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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