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Gran'ma said they were making a mounting out of a molehill—and expelling people did the school no good.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Call it, great lady, by another name; An humble modesty, that would not matchA molehill with Olympus.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
She wondered why he, who did not usually trouble over trifles, made such a mountain of this molehill.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
To "remind us of Dickens" would be as difficult for many modern novelists as for a molehill to remind us of the Matterhorn.
ESSAYS ON MODERN NOVELISTSWILLIAM LYON PHELPS
There is also such a thing as making nothing out of a molehill, in consequence of your head being too high to see it.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
You must understand he is an emmet of quality, and has better blood in his veins than any pismire in the molehill.
THACKERAYANAWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
As he looks, a little rivulet expands into an impassable gulf, and a molehill becomes a mountain.
THE RELIGIOUS LIFE OF LONDONJ. EWING RITCHIE
He dubbed the great specialist "a verra reasonable fella," who didn't make a mountain out of a molehill.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
If you choose to make a mountain out of a molehill, you choose to make a mistake which the Executive Committee will not repeat.
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISONARCHIBALD H. GRIMKE
The molehill seems to him a mountain and the mountain a molehill, and he jumps at conclusions which he should arrive at by reason.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ANDREW CARNEGIEANDREW CARNEGIE

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