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1. Located on a promontory, of ers.
2. It should be on a promontory overlooking the sea.
3. Road at historic Promontory Point Utah, the linking of.
4. A shepherd sat on a promontory, a crook stuck in the ground.
5. I stared out over the promontory down to the rocky valley below.
6. It lay high up on the rock promontory, concealed behind pine trees.
7. As they walked along the promontory, looking out to sea, they chatted for.

8. Soon we had cleared the Antarctic Circle plus the promontory of Cape Horn.
9. The next day we buried him on a rocky promontory with a good view out over the ocean.
10. Moshe viewed the motley procession below him from a low promontory that protruded sharply.
11. It took Jane two minutes to get from the top of the promontory track to the station car park.
12. The temple was located on a promontory above the town, over which it projected impressively.
13. Most of the road that hugged the side of the estuary was visible from the top of the promontory.
14. Truth Two enables us to move beyond the search for some ultimate promontory from which to observe.
15. Arriving at the topmost ridge of this promontory, I could see vast white plains covered with walruses.
16. The track was the first exit off the main road the other side of the promontory that overlooked the town.
17. That done, I rode off alone toward a promontory point after having given the order for the others to wait.
18. In clear weather, the plains of Hungary as far as the Rez promontory may be seen from the summit of the mountains.
19. There was no sign that a large group had gathered earlier out on the promontory where the old dormitory was located.
20. The Irish Sea came into view as he made it to the top of a bare promontory, a pointing finger of black rocks and boulders.
21. I carefully traced the windings of the land and hailed a steeple which I at length saw issuing from behind a small promontory.
22. It stood on a rock promontory with steep, smooth sides, and the surrounding trees and elevation shielded it from onlookers.
23. Before them a point of the jungle ran out toward a narrow promontory, and it was for the heaven of the trees he saw there that Mr.
24. Then in the calm of the sunset the Fried Cod drifted back with the tide into the little harbor on the nose of the rocky promontory.
25. The latest stage of the development was in progress and they could make out the unfinished row of terrace houses on the far promontory.
26. The pile of rubbish formed a sort of projection at the water's edge, which was prolonged in a promontory as far as the wall of the quay.
27. Hey, look at that! Elena said as they rounded a turn to a wide, smooth, shallow bay on the right and a rocky promontory on the left.
28. Behind the houses, reaching to the sky, rose a promontory of uncultivated highland with a wrought-iron cornice at the edge of the precipice.
29. As soon as he had received it he cranked up the engines and took the machine to the top of the promontory and set it down gently on the grass.
30. I’d said three days, but the response had been such that I had stayed two extra days on the promontory point that I had indicated to Falarin.
31. As I turned the promontory I perceived a small neat town and a good harbour, which I entered, my heart bounding with joy at my unexpected escape.
32. Nancy reappeared on top of the Acropolis, the rocky promontory in the center of the city on which were built the most important temples of Athens.
33. Demery had made this area as secure as he possibly could but it was overlooked by the buildings in the town and, worst of all, by the promontory.
34. Jane Tetlow, Demery, Potter and the bodyguard sat quietly in the car for just under ten minutes before the SWAT team on the promontory gave them the all clear.
35. The top of the promontory was criss-crossed with dozens of narrow paths no better than animal trails that lead into the hills behind and back down to the estuary.
36. Each team of eight Marines then grabbed the handles of their respective boat and carried them at a run to the foot of the rocky promontory that occupied most of the 4.
37. There were cracks of gunfire from the promontory on the other side of the inlet and I stared across, stunned, and then … did I mention I was a birdwatcher?
38. Jumping a small elevation, the helicopter started rounding the foot of the hill towards the Northeast, allowing its occupants to look at the western and northern slopes of the promontory.
39. He scaled an overhanging rock that ended in a small promontory and there, mute and motionless, with crossed arms and blazing eyes, he seemed to be laying claim to these southernmost regions.
40. My group of warriors slowly mounted a slight promontory rise in the relatively flat terrain, which had been created by sediment buildup from the two great rivers that used to flow through the pass.
41. There is sometimes a chamber which does not burn in the midst of a conflagration, and in the midst of raging seas, beyond a promontory or at the extremity of a blind alley of shoals, a tranquil nook.
42. He told himself that the air of this sea-girt promontory was just the thing for him: good chance to learn to swim; quiet place, capital chance to study and get at the bottom of those dairy implements.
43. Quickly lighting the pyre in a dozen places, he hurried to the extreme point of the promontory, where he stripped off his shirt, and, tying it to a fallen branch, stood waving it back and forth above him.
44. Already, by the first of September, I had seen two or three small maples turned scarlet across the pond, beneath where the white stems of three aspens diverged, at the point of a promontory, next the water.
45. He glanced away to a still higher promontory further up the slope from us and then glancing back at me said, You’re not going to be able to walk barefoot in these rocks, but your foot should heal up well.
46. For they are only being driven from promontory to cape; and if one coast is no longer enlivened with their jets, then, be sure, some other and remoter strand has been very recently startled by the unfamiliar spectacle.
47. It was not built on the shore, though there were a few huts and buildings there, but right out on the surface of the lake, protected from the swirl of the entering river by a promontory of rock which formed a calm bay.
48. Demery gave the word and the five 4 x 4 vehicles containing the armed policemen switched on their sirens and lights and tore out of the car park then out of town towards the promontory track where Jane had last seen the Land Rover.
49. With a corporal holding a flashlight to illuminate a photo map of the main islet of Uotsuri-Shima, he pointed at the long ridgeline running west to east along the top of the promontory occupying most of the four kilometer square island.
50. In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
51. The regularity of the bottom and its conformity to the shores and the range of the neighboring hills were so perfect that a distant promontory betrayed itself in the soundings quite across the pond, and its direction could be determined by observing the opposite shore.
52. Next was Tashtego, an unmixed Indian from Gay Head, the most westerly promontory of Martha's Vineyard, where there still exists the last remnant of a village of red men, which has long supplied the neighboring island of Nantucket with many of her most daring harpooneers.
53. She moves along the tide line, almost crawling at first, and imagines the beach stretching off in either direction, ringing the promontory, embracing the outer islands, the whole filigreed tracery of the Breton coastline with its wild capes and crumbling batteries and vine-choked ruins.
54. A vast flame seemed to hang over the water, from the distant promontory of the Alexandrovsky battery, and illuminated the clouds of smoke beneath, as it rose above them; and the same tranquil, insolent, distant lights as on the preceding evening gleamed over the sea, from the hostile fleet.
55. Quebec City was the oldest walled city in North America and its stone houses and buildings and stone street pavement made her mind project back a good three centuries, when she had gone by the imposing rock promontory of Cap Diamant[22] that the then French settlers had chosen as a site to build their settlement.
56. After over four hours of ferocious combat, a total of only about sixty Chinese soldiers were left, cornered in three widely separated pockets near sea level and the beaches, where they found themselves under constant machine gun fire coming from the promontory above them and also suffered from Japanese mortar fire.
57. As we neared the Pillars of Hercules the look-out, who rode in a basket three quarters of the way up the mast, shouted down to us that nine small boats were visible, heading out from behind a promontory ahead of us, we had no friends in these waters, so I assumed obviously that they were pirates, ready and willing to relieve us of our cargo and our ship.
58. But how often do we see along the bases of retreating cliffs rounded boulders, all thickly clothed by marine productions, showing how little they are abraded and how seldom they are rolled about! Moreover, if we follow for a few miles any line of rocky cliff, which is undergoing degradation, we find that it is only here and there, along a short length or round a promontory, that the cliffs are at the present time suffering.
59. 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.
60. Far away in the west the sun was setting and the last glow of all too fleeting day lingered lovingly on sea and strand, on the proud promontory of dear old Howth guarding as ever the waters of the bay, on the weedgrown rocks along Sandymount shore and, last but not least, on the quiet church whence there streamed forth at times upon the stillness the voice of prayer to her who is in her pure radiance a beacon ever to the stormtossed heart of man, Mary, star of the.
61. Meanwhile, the wind having changed we were compelled to head for the land, and ply our oars to avoid being driven on shore; but it was our good fortune to reach a creek that lies on one side of a small promontory or cape, called by the Moors that of the "Cava rumia," which in our language means "the wicked Christian woman;" for it is a tradition among them that La Cava, through whom Spain was lost, lies buried at that spot; "cava" in their language meaning "wicked woman," and "rumia" "Christian;" moreover, they count it unlucky to anchor there when necessity compels them, and they never do so otherwise.
62. Those narrow straits of Sunda divide Sumatra from Java; and standing midway in that vast rampart of islands, buttressed by that bold green promontory, known to seamen as Java Head; they not a little correspond to the central gateway opening into some vast walled empire: and considering the inexhaustible wealth of spices, and silks, and jewels, and gold, and ivory, with which the thousand islands of that oriental sea are enriched, it seems a significant provision of nature, that such treasures, by the very formation of the land, should at least bear the appearance, however ineffectual, of being guarded from the all-grasping western world.
63. I mark'd where on a little promontory it stood isolated,.
64. Tom completed the loop around the end of the castle promontory,.

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