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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Cry
 
The author raises mountains seeming full,
But all the cry produces little wool.
        King.—Art of Cookery, Line 195; Swift, Prol. to a Play.
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Or shear swine, all cry and no wool.
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part I. Canto I., Line 852.
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