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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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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 308 pages
...many; for, 'If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.' 19 " ' A little neglect may breed great mischief ; for want...rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. SECTION II. Frugality: calamities of...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 pages
...care is profitable ; for, If you would have * fiithful servant, and one that you like, serve your"lt A little neglect may breed great mischief ; for want...the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy : all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. " So much for industry, my friends,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 436 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...the rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe .nail. " So much for industry, my friends, and attention...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 422 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 was lost ; and for want of aTiorse the rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829 - 360 pages
...therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied, but to be read.—Johnson. DCCLVI. A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want...horse the rider was lost; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail.—Franklin. nCCLVH. Fear is cousin-german,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - 1829 - 364 pages
...therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied, but to be read. — Johnson. DCCLvI. A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want...horse the rider was lost; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail. — Franklin. DCCLVII. Fear is cousin-german,...
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The New Forest: A Novel, Volume 2

Horace Smith - 1829 - 230 pages
...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...rider was lost, b,eing overtaken and slain by the enemy",' as poor Richard says." " Your advice comes too late ; our disagreement is of a nature that...
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The Youth's Miscellaneous Sketch Book: A Compilation of Useful and Amusing ...

1829 - 126 pages
...proves little enough. One '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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Eighteen maxims of neatness and order, by Theresa Tidy

Elizabeth Susannah Simmonds - 1829 - 70 pages
... . 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 - 1830 - 338 pages
...of many; for, 'If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.' 19 "'A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want...rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. SECTION II. Frugality: calamities of...
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