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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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Cottage Comforts, with Hints for Promoting Them, Gleaned from Experience ...

Esther Copley - 1834 - 254 pages
...true proverbs of poor Richard, ' A stitch in time saves nine,' — and, ' A little neglect may breed a great mischief — for want of a nail the shoe was...the rider was lost ; being overtaken and slain by an enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail.' SUNDRIES. 224. To white-wash a Cottage. —...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 682 pages
...violence, acts of parliament ; acts of parliament, a revolt. '* A little nee led" says poor Richard, ivert t heir attention from study, became better acquainted with books ; and in a few years were lost ; for want of a horse the rider was lost ; being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 310 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 tost : and for want of a horse the rider was lost ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy, ail for...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - 1835 - 262 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...lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, f being overtaken and slain by the enemy: all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. "...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1835 - 312 pages
...serve yonrself. A little neglect may brecd 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,,, heing overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of a little eare abont a horse -shoe nail. " IIL...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1836 - 584 pages
...is profitable ; for, If you would have a faithful servant, and 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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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1836 - 584 pages
...is profitable ; for, If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. Jl little neglect may breed great mischief; for want...horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider loas lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe...
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The Honey-moon, Volumes 1-2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1837 - 410 pages
...heart, and all because of an indiscreet question. No, Fred, no ; 1 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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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837 - 352 pages
...— Dr S. Johnson. 789. Neglect. — 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 ; for want of a horse the rider was lost, 'being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want...
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Eighteen maxims of neatness and order, by Theresa Tidy

Elizabeth Susannah Simmonds - 1838 - 68 pages
...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 tlie enemy,) " And all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail." POOR RICHARD. THE TWENTY-THIRD EDITION....
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