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" 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 want of a little care about a horse-shoe... "
Merill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller Designed to Teach the ... - Page 57
by James Ormond Wilson - 1902 - 189 pages
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Ideas for Development

Robert Chambers - 2012 - 288 pages
...the spirit of the assessment. 26 An 'olde' English version of the butterfly effect runs: 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 loss of the...
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Teaching Children to Think

Robert Fisher - 2005 - 268 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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End Time Delusions: The Rapture, the Antichrist, Israel, and the End of the ...

Steve Wohlberg - 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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Understanding Tort Law

Carol Harlow - 2005 - 212 pages
...Not So Golden Anniversary" (1983) 46 Modern Law Review 147. 4 FACING THE CONSEQUENCES "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, For want...
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Pure Strategy: Power and Principle in the Space and Information Age

Everett C. Dolman - 2005 - 254 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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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - 2006 - 168 pages
...smallest Matters, because sometimes A little Neglect may breed great Mischief; adding, For want of a Nail the Shoe was lost; for want of a Shoe the Horse...the Rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want of Care about a Horseshoe Nail. So much for Industry, my Friends, and Attention...
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1001 Best Things Ever Said About Horses

Steven Price - 2006 - 400 pages
...horses. — Herman 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...lost,- and for want of a horse the rider was lost. — Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac [also found in Jacula Prudentum hy George Herhert] Few...
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Corporate DNA: Using Organizational Memory to Improve Poor Decision-making

Arnold Kransdorff - 2006 - 256 pages
...'For the want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for the want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail.' 48. Quoted in Richard Holies, What Colour...
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The Complete Horse: An Entertaining History of Horses

Cheryl Kimball - 160 pages
...horse. For the want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for the want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. -Benjamin Franklin 40 OSSingular Vision The...
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Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century

Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - 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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