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promontory
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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a high point of land or rock that overlooks land at lower elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • I have of late,—but wherefore I know not,—lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercises; and indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire,—why, it appears no other thing to me than a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in the Castle (50% in)

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