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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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A selection of moral lessons, natural history, Bible lessons, and poetry

Alexander Spencer - 1831
...Keep thy shop, and thy «hop will keep thee. A little neglsct 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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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself; 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," heing overtaken ami slain by the enemy ; all for...
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The Results of Machinery: Namely, Cheap Production and Increased Employment ...

Charles Knight - Labor - 1831 - 216 pages
...threepence." M. Say's story is one of the many examples of the truth of the old proverb -— " 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." Nearly all the infinite variety of articles in an ironmonger's...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 5

Allan Cunningham - 1834
...business seemingly trivial occasioned death." How much better this is told by Dr. Franklin. " 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 slain by the enemy, all for want...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 6

Allan Cunningham - Architects - 1833
...business seemingly trivial, occasioned death." How much better this is told by Dr. Franklin. " 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 slain by the enemy, all for want...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...servant, and one that you like — servo yourself. 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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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...parliament, a revolt. '* A little nee led" says poor Richard, "may breed 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 rider was lost ; being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want...
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Cottage Comforts, with Hints for Promoting Them, Gleaned from Experience ...

Esther Copley - Electronic book - 1834 - 224 pages
...stitch in time saves nine,' — and, ' A 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 ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost ; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. Jl 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 loas lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for...
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The Honey-moon, Volumes 1-2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - English fiction - 1837
...heart, and all because of an indiscreet question. No, Fred, no ; 1 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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