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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 Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

1821 - 164 pages
...profitable ; for if you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like — serve yourself. 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 cai e about a horse ne nail. " III. So much for industry, my ttention...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821 - 232 pages
...serve yourself. A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, and for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want...horse the rider was lost,' being overtaken and slain bj the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-siloe nail. " IK. So much for industry,...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

1821 - 24 pages
...care is profitable ; if you would have a faithful servant, end one that you like — serve yourself. A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want...nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse wag lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost ;' being overtaken »nd slain by the enemy ;...
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The British Prose Writers...: Dr. B. Franklin's essays

1821
...profitable ; for ' if you would have a faithful servant, and one tha.t you like, serve yourself. A little neglect may breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, and for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - 1822 - 254 pages
...profitable ;' for, ' If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, — serve yourself.' 23. A little neglect may breed great mischief; ' For want...rider was lost,' being overtaken and slain by the enemy : all for want of u little care about a horse- shoe nail." CHAP. V. Poor Richard, or the Way...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 272 pages
...profitable;" for, <lif you would have a faithful servant, ami one that you like, serve yourself. 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." III. So much for industry my friends,...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 7

1843 - 672 pages
...simplicity contents itself with being so. * TAKE CARE IN TIME. THERE is an 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." Mons. Say, an able French writer on political economy,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 2

1822 - 588 pages
...a horse's shoe at the proper time, may afford a seasonable hint on the same subject. " 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...
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Forget me not; a Christmas and new year's present. (Ed. by F. Shoberl).

1837 - 396 pages
...heart, and all because of an indiscreet question. No, Fred, no ; I 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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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823 - 646 pages
...profitable ; for, „ If yoa would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, — serve yourself. A little neglect may breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, " being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all...
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