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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mountains of Mole-hills.
 
To make mountains of mole-hills. To make a great fuss about trifles. “Ex cloca arcem facre” (Cicero).   1
 


 Mountain-dew.Mountebank. 

 
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