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" ... for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost... "
The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ... - Page 240
by Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 290 pages
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Pushing to the Front

Orison Swett Marden - Self-Help - 2005 - 464 pages
...not cease its action until the whipping-post and bodily servitude are abolished forever. "For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost; For want of a horse the rider was lost, and all," says Poor Richard, " for want of a horseshoe...
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Pure Strategy: Power and Principle in the Space and Information Age

Everett C. Dolman - Social Science - 2005 - 218 pages
...numerous persons, including Benjamin Franklin and Shakespeare, but whose origins are obscure: 'For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of...
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End Time Delusions: The Rapture, the Antichrist, Israel, and the End of the ...

Steve Wohlberg - Religion - 2004 - 220 pages
...things you won't learn at the movies. 58 Chapter 8 Paul s Point: Antichrist Comes First For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe, the horse was lost; for want of a horse, the rider was lost; for want of the rider, the battle was lost. —Benjamin...
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Teaching Children to Think

Robert Fisher - Education - 2005 - 248 pages
...association or sequence of ideas running through popular traditional stories and poems such as: For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, For want of a rider the battle was lost, And all for...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...farther, What maintains one Vice, wculd bring up two Children. You may think, perhaps, that a Care, even in the smallest Matters, because sometimes A...the Shoe was lost; for want of a Shoe the Horse was lost; and for want of a Horse the Rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want...
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Great News! We've Sold the Company

Jim Woodward, Chuck Philpott, Susan Gibson - Business & Economics - 2006 - 314 pages
...seemingly insignificant events may affect millions. . .Do you remember this little rhyme? "For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of...
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1001 Best Things Ever Said About Horses

Steven Price - Reference - 2006 - 400 pages
...Melville Who buys a horse buys care. — Spanish proverh A little neglect may breed mischief: for want of a nail the shoe was lost,- for want of a shoe the horse was lost,- and for want of a horse the rider was lost. — Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac [also...
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Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century

Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - Mathematics - 2006 - 732 pages
...consequences in a very entertaining manner referring to Mother Goose [2003, p. 68 ff.]: For want of a nail the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe the horse was lost; For want of a horse the rider was lost; For want of a rider the battle was lost; For want of...
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The Theory Primer: A Sociological Guide

Mark A. Schneider - Social Science - 2006 - 343 pages
...but it has figured in some very sophisticated analyses of causation.19 It goes like this: For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, For want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of...
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Using Lean for Faster Six Sigma Results: A Synchronized Approach

Mark Nash, Sheila R. Poling, Sophronia Ward - Business & Economics - 2006 - 192 pages
...improvement. BEYOND LEAN AND Six SIGMA: FROM PROJECT Focus TO FUTURE Focus c H A P T E R 9 For want of a nail, the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe, the horse was lost, For want of a horse, the rider was lost, For want of a rider, the battle was lost, For want of...
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