Acting too quickly may actually slow things down.
Poor Charlotte had no procrastination, but rather the failing of “haste makes waste” of the old proverb.
Regarding the first part of the act, let it be said that here, above all other situations in the world "haste makes waste."
There is no other kind of work in which "haste makes waste" with the certainty that it does in varnishing.
haste makes waste, and waste makes want, and want makes strife between the gudeman and the gudewife.