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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • ANTONY’S Camp near the Promontory of Actium.
  • Sometime we see a cloud that’s dragonish; A vapour sometime like a bear or lion, A tower’d citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon’t, that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air: thou hast seen these signs; They are black vesper’s pageants.

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  • can see it from Promontory Point
  • The castle looms up on a craggy promontory above the North Sea.

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