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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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Great News!: We've Sold the Company

Jim Woodward, Chuck Philpott, Susan Gibson - 2006 - 326 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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Using Lean for Faster Six Sigma Results: A Synchronized Approach

Mark Nash, Sheila R. Poling, Sophronia Ward - 2006 - 184 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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The Theory Primer: A Sociological Guide

Mark A. Schneider - 2006 - 374 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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The Gigantic Book of Horse Wisdom

Thomas Meagher - 2007 - 812 pages
...doesn't mean you're not gonna eat, does it? NATALIE KINSEY-WARNOCK, IF WISHES WERE HORSES 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 All the sounds dear to a horseman were around me the snort of the horses...
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Benjamin Franklin's Numbers: An Unsung Mathematical Odyssey

Paul C. Pasles - 2008 - 282 pages
...14. 72. Compare the theorem on p. 5 of Pasles, "A Bent for Magic." A Visit to the Country 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 Poor Richard Improved for 1 758 he best-known mathematical episode in the life of Benjamin Franklin...
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Teaching Jewishly

Joel Lurie Grishaver - 2007 - 164 pages
...to become a topic of concern. For Want of a Friend There is a childhood nursery 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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Energy and Water Development Appropriations for 2008: Hearings ..., Part 5

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - 2007 - 424 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." Ideas and inventions are the horseshoe nails...
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Mother Goose

2007 - 130 pages
...Swithin's Day, if thou be fine, / ** For forty days the sun will shine. Tot Want of a 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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Words for Courageous Living

...faithful. Do you remember this song - it shows the importance of a nail in a horse's shoe. "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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Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely: Making Intelligent Choices in ...

Davis Liu - 2008 - 266 pages
...to stay healthy. PART THREE: Do the Right Thing Regularly and Repeatedly 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. THE PRUDENT APPROACH TO STAYING HEALTHY Should we actively search for good health? Should we be proactive...
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