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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... "
The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and reader), ed ... - Page 64
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...studied, but to be read.—Johnson. DCCLVI. 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 an enemy, all for want...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1830 - 300 lehte
...and one that you like, serve yourself.' 19 "'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...
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The Results of Machinery: Namely, Cheap Production and Increased Employment ...

Charles Knight - 1831 - 216 lehte
...threepence." M. Say's story is one of the many examples of the truth of the 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." Nearly all the infinite variety of articles in an ironmonger's shop are made by machinery....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, 11. köide

1831
...to these, endured much trouble, plague, pain, and vexation. So true is the old saying, " 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." See now how the account stands in figures, and what is the balance in favour of attention...
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A selection of moral lessons, natural history, Bible lessons, and poetry

Alexander Spencer - 1831
...Keep thy shop, and thy «hop will keep thee. A little neglsct 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...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1831 - 275 lehte
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself; 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," heing overtaken ami slain by the enemy ; all for...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, 5. köide

Allan Cunningham - 1834
...business seemingly trivial occasioned death." How much better this is told by Dr. Franklin. " 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 of care about a horse-shoe nail." Nor is the language...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., 6. köide

Allan Cunningham - 1833
...business seemingly trivial, occasioned death." How much better this is told by Dr. Franklin. " 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 of care about a horse-shoe nail. " >Ior is the...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, 1. köide

Benjamin Franklin - 1834
...parliament, a revolt. '* A little nee led" says poor Richard, "may breed great mischief: for want of me better acquainted with books ; and in a few years...were observed by strangers to be better instructed, ; being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail."...
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Rural Repository, 10–11. köide

1834
...which the endeavors of years may not extricate us. For want of a nail the shoe wag loit, Fur want of » shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, And all for the want of'a horse-shoe nail. Striking and True story. Two young German nobleman having finished their...
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