Without further comment... in his inclement, howling old age, Ahab’s soul, shut up in
According to Next Draft
Trump says he and Putin discussed outcome of Mueller probe as part of hour-long phone conversation. "I sort of smiled when he said something to the effect that it started off as a mountain and ended up as a mouse." (Psst. Putin hacked our elections...)
Some Latin scurried across my memory—mons partitur ridiculus mus nascitur. Remembering an earlier misadventure, I decided to check. What Horace really wrote was parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. It's in Ars Poetica.