On the other hand without experience he could not have been prepared for the actual slowness of the reformer's work.
Wellington, owing to his original dispositions and the slowness of his concentration, had only retained a grip on Quatre Bras thanks to the boldness of his subordinates on the spot.
With grueling slowness, she drew nearer the shore.
This combination, called Hunters or the differential screw, combines the strength of a large thread with the slowness of motion due to a small one.
The Crimean War of 1856 brought home to the Porte the slowness of communication between the Persian Gulf and the outlying provinces of the Turkish Empire, while the Mutiny of 1857 taught the British Government a similar lesson in regard to India.