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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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Forget me not; a Christmas and new year's present. (Ed. by F. Shoberl).

1837
...heart, and all because of an indiscreet question. No, Fred, no ; I am wiser than that. 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 for want — no, Fred, no. I have just introduced...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...one that you like, serve yourself.' 19 " ' A little neglect may breed great 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 ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 407 pages
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.* And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes '...the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; and for want of aTiorse the rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 407 pages
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.' And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes '...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 an enemy, all for...
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The New Forest: A Novel, Volume 2

Horace Smith - English fiction - 1829
...she's neither a Mohawk nor a Nigger ; one word may settle it all, and remember, that ' 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, b,eing overtaken and slain by the enemy",' as poor...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...studied, but to be read.—Johnson. DCCLVI. A little neglect may breed great 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; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want...
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The Youth's Miscellaneous Sketch Book: A Compilation of Useful and Amusing ...

Children's literature - 1829 - 108 pages
...'come boys' is better than two 'go I boys.' IA little neglect may breed a great mischief: for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; for want of a horse the man was lost. It was once asked, how are we to know a wise man from a...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 360 pages
...studied, but to be read. — Johnson. DCCLvI. A little neglect may breed great 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; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want...
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Eighteen maxims of neatness and order, by Theresa Tidy

Elizabeth Susannah Simmonds - 1829
... . r NEATNESS AND ORDER. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN INTRODUCTION. EY THERESA TIDY. " 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, " (Being overtaken and stain by the enemy,) " And all...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...and one that you like, serve yourself.' 19 "'A little neglect may breed great 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 ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for...
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