Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Mills of God grind slowly (The).

E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Mills of God grind slowly (The).
Dii pedes lanatos habent” (Petronius). Vengeance may be delayed, but it will come when least expected.   1
“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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