On the other hand without experience he could not have been prepared for the actual slowness of the reformer's work.
With grueling slowness, she drew nearer the shore.
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.
Hence the extraordinary slowness of their manoeuvres, not because the Austrian infantry were bad marchers, but because the preparation and circulation of orders was still far behind the French standard.
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.