The poetry in the snapshot[s] below represent... sage advice from Nicolas Boileau to writers that derived from an ancient Greek adage by way of Latin, "festina lente" (Wikipedia, Festina lente), meaning hasten slowly.
|"Hasten slowly..." (Boileau, 1674, & Beaufait, 2015), ver. 1|
|"Hasten slowly..." (Boileau, 1674, & Beaufait, 2015), ver. 2|
The snapshot[s] above comes from a presentation in preparation by Edwards, Beaufait, and Lucovich ([n.p.], [n.d.], except as otherwise noted some rights reserved). The French text comes from the Wikipedia article (Festina lente, History, ¶5, similar rights reserved).