Origin of ''wheels of justice" ..

Posted by GPP on July 28, 2003

In Reply to: Origin of ''wheels of justice" .. posted by Ron Nash on July 28, 2003

: Can anyone tell me the orignator or origin of the term .. "the wheels of justice turn exceedingly slow" .. ? .. Or its variants?

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"Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small;
Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all."
There are many variants--"the gods", "fine" rather than "small", etc.