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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Millstones of Montisci (The).
 
They produce flour of themselves, whence the proverb, “Grace comes from God, but millstones from Montisci.” (Boccaccio: Decameron, day viii. novel 3.   1
 


 Millstones.Millwood (Sarah). 

 
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