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promontory
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Definition
a high point of land or rock that overlooks land at lower elevation — often a rocky one that juts out into the sea
  • — My gentle Puck, come hither: thou remember'st Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a mermaid, on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres To hear the sea-maid's music.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A wood near Athens (55% in)

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