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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 Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...smallest matters, hecause sometimes 'A little neglect may hreed great mischief ;' adding, 'Fir 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 for...
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Hints Originally Intended for the Small Farmers of the County of Wexford ...

Hickey, William - 1846 - 134 pages
...old story, " that for want of a nail the shoe was lost, for want of .i shoe the horse was lost, for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy!" Be clean in your persons, ye women especially ; tidily dressed like farmers' wives and daughters...
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The Young Woman's Guide to Excellence

William Andrus Alcott - 1847 - 510 pages
...consider what a host of evils sometimes result from a slight neglect. The trite saying " 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" will, however, illustrate this part of my subject. Had the single nail which was omitted the...
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The Wooden Walls of Old England, Or, The Lives of Celebrated Admirals

Margaret Fraser Tytler - 1847 - 388 pages
...EIGHTEEN MAXIMS of NEATNESS and ORDER. To which is prefixed an Introduction by THERESA TIDK. " 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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Gospel Hymns

Thomas Salwey - 1847 - 246 pages
...EIGHTEEN 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, 1Being overtaken and slain by the enemy,) And all for...
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The cotton-tree; or, Emily, the little West Indian

Theodora Elizabeth Lynch - 1847 - 148 pages
...EIGHTEEN 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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Household prayers for the year 1847

Household prayers - 1847 - 108 pages
...EIGHTEEN MAXIMS of NEATNESS and ORDER. To which is prefixed an Introduction by THERBSA 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...
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History of Rome, for young persons, Volume 2

Elizabeth Caroline Gray - 1847 - 540 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, IBeing overtaken and slain by the enemy,) And all for...
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The history of the Fairchild family; or, The child's manual. Pt.2,3 ..., Part 3

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1847 - 410 pages
...EIGHTEEN MAXIMS of NEATNESS and ORDER. To which in prefixed an Introduction by THERESA T<DY. "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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Christ on earth, in Heaven, and on the judgment seat, Volume 1

James Garbett - 1847 - 472 pages
...EIGHTEEN MAXIMS of NEATNESS and ORDER. To which is prefixed an Introduction by THERESA TJDY. "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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