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Angels & Demons
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  • The rigors, he knew, would last about five seconds.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Langdon had read many times about the rigorous requirements for becoming one of the elite Swiss Guard.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Although the guard had undergone rigorous training preparing him for tense situations, he still sensed his pulse rising.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had not said a word yet, and Langdon sensed a new rigor in the man, as if a turning point had been reached.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The rigors.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At seventy-nine years old he had crossed the unspoken threshold beyond which the college no longer trusted one's health to withstand the rigorous schedule of the papacy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vittoria had feared the corpse's mouth might be clenched tight with rigor mortis and that she would have to suggest breaking the jaw to see the tongue.  (not reviewed by editor)

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