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Angels & Demons
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  • You haven't heard of gravity?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gravity answers a lot of questions.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No longer fighting gravity to pump blood, Langdon's heart began to slow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Langdon's center of gravity shifted, and his feet swung up off the floor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gravity had become the mortar of choice, with coffin lids often weighing hundreds of pounds.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He steadied himself against the magnified drag of gravity as the camerlegno accelerated the craft straight up.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Gravity overcame friction, and the lid was the first to go, sliding off the tomb and crashing to the floor beside him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had no doubt that this tiny space behind the tomb would become his grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was hard to imagine that the original grave had been marked only with a modest shrine.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had been here many times beneath the Pantheon's oculus and stood before the grave of the great Raphael.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The guidebooks label this as St. Peter's tomb, but his true grave is two stories beneath us, buried in the earth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vittoria's hand, tight in his, jolted, while Langdon's mind, already numb with unanswered questions, wrestled to find a center of gravity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It must be gravity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The skeleton hovered a moment, like a tentative lover, and then with a sticky crackling, it succumbed to gravity and peeled away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As he plummeted toward earth, Robert Langdon felt something he had not experienced since his years on the high dive-the inexorable pull of gravity during a dead drop.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The grave decisions facing the camerlegno required information . . . information entombed in a sarcophagus in the Vatican Grottoes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You proclaim that even the slightest change in the force of gravity or the weight of an atom would have rendered our universe a lifeless mist rather than our magnificent sea of heavenly bodies, and yet you fail to see God's hand in this?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Somewhere in the torrent of wind and desperation, Kohler's voice echoed from the grave . . . words he had spoken earlier this morning standing at CERN's free-fall tube.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • RAPHAEL SANTI, 1483-1520 Vittoria studied the grave and then read the one-sentence descriptive plaque beside Raphael's tomb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What's gravity?" she demanded.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I am well aware of my responsibilities to the outside world," Olivetti replied, "and it makes this situation no more grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.

  • assumed the gravity of a judge and said...

  • the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility

  • I have grave doubts.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

  • I roused the five of you because we are all in grave danger.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

  • "It was meant seriously," he answered gravely.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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