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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9187
AUTHOR:Athenaeus (fl. c. 200)
QUOTATION:Dorion, ridiculing the description of a tempest in the “Nautilus” of Timotheus, said that he had seen a more formidable storm in a boiling saucepan. 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Deipnosophists. viii. 19.
 
Note 1.
Tempest in a teapot.—Proverb. [back]
 

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