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The Tiber
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Angels & Demons
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  • To the west the wide basin of the Tiber River wound enormous arcs across the city.
  • The guard traced a line with his finger from St. Peter’s Square across the Tiber River and up into the heart of old Rome.
  • Gunther Glick floored the BBC van’s accelerator and swerved through traffic as he tailed the four speeding Alpha Romeos across the Tiber River on Ponte Margherita.
  • Far below the Tiber raged.
  • The Hassassin smiled as he pulled his van into the mammoth stone structure overlooking the Tiber River.
  • It stood on the banks of the Tiber River diagonally adjacent to the Vatican.
  • Dr. Jacobus felt the pulse of the bedraggled man they had just pulled from the Tiber River.
  • How he got there is still speculation, although a spokesman from Hospital Tiberina claims that Mr. Langdon fell out of the sky into the Tiber River shortly after midnight, was treated, and released.
  • The sky above Rome had been filled with sights tonight . a skyrocketing helicopter, an enormous explosion, and now this strange object that had plummeted into the churning waters of the Tiber River, directly off the shore of the river’s tiny island, Isola Tiberina.
  • The darkness rushing up beneath him . the diving instincts coming back . the reflexive locking of his spine and pointing of the toes . the inflating of his lungs to protect his vital organs . the flexing of his legs into a battering ram . and finally . the thankfulness that the winding Tiber River was raging . making its waters frothy and air-filled . and three times softer than standing water.

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  • It is thought that grain was shipped on The Tiber as early as the 5th century BC.
  • It was now about to fall much farther and run to join streams that made their way through the city... to the Tiber.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War

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