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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 b\ the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe... "
Cottage comforts, with hints for promoting them, gleaned from experience ... - Page 89
by Esther Copley - 1834 - 224 pages
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...would " have a faithful servant, and one you like, — serve your" self." " A little neglect may breed great mischief: " for want of a nail, the shoe was...horse, the " rider was lost," being overtaken and slain hy the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horseshoe-nail. III. So much for industry, my...
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The Life of Peter the Great: Formerly Emperor of Russia

John Bancks - Russia - 1813 - 316 pages
...horses at Moscow. " 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 hy the enemy." The army remained in Smolensko two days, which were one continued scene of confusion,...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813
...horses at Moscow. " 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 alain by the enemy." The army remained in Smolensko two days, which were one continued scene of confusion,...
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Essays & Letters

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...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 ...

Cookery - 1821 - 16 pages
...neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a 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 Ľnd slain by the enemy ; all for want of a liule oare about a horsethoe nail . " III. So much for...
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The life of Benjamin Franklin: including a sketch of the rise and progress ...

Leonard Woods - 1826 - 407 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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Eighteen maxims of neatness and order, by Theresa Tidy

Elizabeth Susannah Simmonds - 1829
...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 for want of care about a horse-shoe nail." POOR RICHAKD. THE TWENTIETH...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, James Forrester, Hugh Blair, James Fordyce, William Cecil Baron Burghley, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Pope - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...you 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;...lost ; and for want of a horse, the rider was lost," heing overtaken ami slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little cine about a horse-shoe nail. HI....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 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;' I heing overtaken and slain hy the enemy, all for want i of care ahout a horse-shoe nail. "So much...
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The life of Benjamin Franklin: with many choice anecdotes and admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 pages
...you 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;...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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