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Mills of God grind slowly (The)

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Dii pedes lanatos habent” (Petronius). Vengeance may be delayed, but it will come when least expected.

“The mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small;

Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness He grinds all.”


Longfellow: Retríbution.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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