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  • With a contemptuous stare, he slipped the blade below the waistline of her shorts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In addition to these, the camerlegno had found the Illuminati Collection-all the secrets the church had uncovered after banishing the group from Rome . . . their contemptible Path of Illumination . . . the cunning deceit of the Vatican's head artist, Bernini . . . Europe's top scientists mocking religion as they secretly assembled in the Vatican's own Castle St. Angelo.  (not reviewed by editor)

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