(e) is the famous passage about the pontic Sea, and I reserve it for the present.
The reader will remember Othello's 'pontic sea' with its 'violent pace.'
Oh that that poet, the tearful exile in the pontic territory had never endured worse things!
First his patrimony was mangled; secondly the pontic spoils; then thirdly the Iberian, which the golden Tagus-stream knoweth.
As the ermine was called the pontic mouse, the beaver was named the pontic dog.
A great trade was carried on in those times in dried fish from the pontic or Black Sea.
Thus we are vaguely reminded of Mithridates, the pontic King, who made himself immune to poisons by their daily employment.
A fine view is seen from the summit over the plain and the pontic ranges to the north.
pontic pon·tic (pŏn'tĭk)
An artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture.