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the mills of God grind slowly(, but they grind exceedingly fine)

Destiny will deliver an outcome that is correct, just, and inevitable, though it may take a long time to come to be. It was a disheartening verdict, to be sure, but we aren't losing hope for a successful outcome eventually. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly fine. The mills of God grind slowly, and we've been making slow but steady progress in this country over the last three decades, but it seems like those mills have sputtered to a halt lately.
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References in classic literature ?
"The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceeding small," he said, somewhat impressively.
As the saying goes: The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceeding fine.
Though the mills of God grind slowly, they grind exceeding small, and Sharon dies again every day may God curse him.
As Longfellow said: "Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small.