The Mountains in Labor

2.51. THE MOUNTAINS IN LABOR. The Mountains were said to be in labour, and uttered most dreadful groans. People came together, far and near, to see what birth would be produced; and after they had waited a considerable time in expectation, out crept a mouse.
Thus the vain Alchymist, in promise bold,
Beholds projection big with MINES of GOLD:
But now, his glasses burst, he thinks him rich
To save a little oil to cure the itch.
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