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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume VI. Fancy.  1904.
 
Poems of Sentiment: II. Life
Retribution
Friedrich von Logau (1604–1655)
 
From the German by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 
[Greek]
(“The mills of the gods grind late, but they grind fine.”)
Greek Poet.    

THOUGH the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small;
Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
 
 
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