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" ... 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... "
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1001 Best Things Ever Said About Horses

Steven Price - 2006 - 400 lehte
...Melville Who buys a horse buys care. — Spanish proverh A little neglect may breed 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. — Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac [also...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - 2006 - 141 lehte
...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 a Horse the Rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want...
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Landfall Along the Chesapeake: In the Wake of Captain John Smith

Susan Schmidt - 2006 - 247 lehte
...and fisheries are interconnected. Thinking about the chain of links and losses, I mumbled to myself, "For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of the horse the battle was lost." To control runoff, better land use can protect water quality. "Q" told...
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Words for Courageous Living

...faithful. Do you remember this song - it shows the importance of a nail in a horse's shoe. "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, the...was lost; For want of a horse, the rider was lost; For want of a rider, the battle was lost; For want of a battle, a kingdom was lost; And all for the...
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Teaching Jewishly

Joel Lurie Grishaver - 2007 - 164 lehte
...to become a topic of concern. For Want of a Friend There is a childhood nursery rhyme: 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. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. And all for the...
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Mother Goose

2007 - 125 lehte
...Swithin's Day, if thou be fine, •/ •** For forty days the sun will shine. Tot Want of a For want of a nail, The shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, The...was lost; For want of a horse, The rider was lost; For want of a rider, The battle was lost; For want of a battle, The kingdom was lost; And all for the...
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The Gigantic Book of Horse Wisdom

Thomas Meagher - 2007 - 800 lehte
...doesn't mean you're not gonna eat, does it? — NATALIE KINSEY-WARNOCK, IF WISHES WERE HORSES 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 — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN All the sounds dear to a horseman...
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Benjamin Franklin's Numbers: An Unsung Mathematical Odyssey

Paul C. Pasles - 2008 - 254 lehte
...14. 72. Compare the theorem on p. 5 of Pasles, "A Bent for Magic." A Visit to the Country 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 — Poor Richard Improved for 1 758 he best-known...
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Introduction to Derivative Financial Instruments: Bonds, Swaps, Options, and ...

Dimitris N. Chorafas - 2008 - 400 lehte
...events can reach a point of crisis that magnifies small changes. As a popular verse has it, For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, the...was lost; For want of a horse, the rider was lost; For want of a rider, the battle was lost; For want of a battle, the kingdom was lost! Seen under this...
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The Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin: The Riverside Years, 1. köide

William Sloane Coffin - 2008 - 597 lehte
...vicious one to another so much as neglectful. Over 350 years ago George Herbert wrote: "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe, the...was lost; for want of a horse, the rider was lost." Commenting on these words, Ben Franklin concluded, "A little neglect may lead to great mischief." We...
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