Origin of snail-paced
Examples from the Web for snail-paced
The going was rough, and carrying the girl reduced his advance to a snail-paced crawl.The Defiant Agents|Andre Alice Norton
That was extreme; but, even so, better than a snail-paced dinner!Etiquette|Emily Post
In the meantime a snail-paced messenger boy was climbing the Putnam steps with the telegram in his hand.
We sailed at last; and so ended a snail-paced march across the continent, which had lasted forty days.Following the Equator, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
And yet, through all the days of snail-paced toil that followed, I remained truly thankful for that early breakfast.The River and I|John G. Neihardt