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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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A Practical Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans and the ...

John Bird Sumner - 1843 - 562 pages
...plan. THERESA TIDY'S EIGHTEEN MAXIMS OF NEATNESS AND ORDER. By the late MRS. GRAHAM. " 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, tBeing overtaken and slain by the enemy,) And all for...
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Hints for pedestrians, by Medicus

George Bott C. Watson - 1843 - 136 pages
...has frequently reminded our companions in a ramble, of poor Richard's terse couplet — ' 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, All for want of a Iwrse-sfwe nail." 38. There is an...
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Horse-shoe nails: or, New ideas on old subjects, by Minor Hugo [L.J. Hansard?].

Luke James Hansard - 1843 - 398 pages
... HORSE-SHOE NAILS: NEW IDEAS ON OLD SUBJECTS. BY MINOR HUGO. ' 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, ' And all...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - 1844 - 598 pages
...for, If you icould have a faithful servant, and VOL. n. 13 i one that you like, serve yourself. Jl 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. "III. So much for industry, my friends,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56

1844
...disasters, to the caprice of a courtier, or perhaps the accidental delay of a messenger. 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 — and so all was owing to the want of a nail ! The two manners...
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A Family Exposition of the Pentateuch: Numbers-Deuteronomy

Henry Blunt - 1844 - 404 pages
...MAXIMS of NEATNESS and ORDER. To which is prefixed an Introduction by 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 slain by the enemy,) And all for...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56

1844 - 828 pages
...disasters, to the caprice of a courtier, or perhaps the accidental delay of a messenger. 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 — and so all was owing to the want of a nail ! The two manners...
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Expository Lectures on St. Paul's Epistle to the Colossians: Being an ...

Daniel Wilson - 1845 - 586 pages
...late MRS. GRAHAM. " For want of a nail, the shoe was lost ; Fi>r want of a shoe, the horse was lost ; For want of a horse, the rider was lost, (Being overtaken and slain by the enemy,) And all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail." Poor Richard. Twenty.fourth Edition. 18mo....
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Expository Lectures on St. Paul's Epistle to the Colossians: Being an ...

Daniel Wilson - 1845 - 588 pages
...SON. THERESA TIDY'S EIGHTEEN MAXIMS OF NEATNESS AND ORDER. By the late MRS. GRAHAM. ' ' For want of a nail, the shoe was lost ; For want of a shoe, the hor»e was lost ; For want of a hr*rse, the rider was lost, tBeing overtaken and slain by the enemy,)...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 250 pages
...smallest matters, hecause sometimes, " A little neglect may hreed great mischief ;" adding, " For want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the...lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost ; heing overtaken and slain hy the enemy — all for want of care ahout a horse-shoe nail." So much...
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