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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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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 192 lehte
...servant, and one that you like — servo 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 ;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for...
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Cottage Comforts, with Hints for Promoting Them, Gleaned from Experience ...

Esther Copley - 1834 - 224 lehte
...stitch in time saves nine,' — and, ' A little neglect may breed a 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...
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The Dublin Penny Journal, 1. köide

1832
...good way to cure this, is to store the memory early with little pithy sayings, such as, " 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," &c. M. Say tells the following story : " Being in the country," says he, " I had an example of one...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., 2. köide

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1836
...servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. Jl 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 loas lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for...
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The Honey-moon, 1–2. köide

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1837
...ye fates ! into my 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 horse, the rider was lost, and all for want — no, Fred, no. I have just introduced a new mode for my hair, which has taken; and, as it ia in...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...— 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...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. — Franklin....
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The Honey-moon, 1. köide

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1837
...indiscreet question. No, Fred, no; I 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 a new mode for my hair, which has taken; and, as it is in the...
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Female excellence; or, Hints to daughters, by a mother

Female excellence - 1838
...impossible to say how widely the evil may extend. This is the spirit of a popular saying ; " 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, being taken by his enemies ; and all for want of attention to a horse-shoe nail." Let those, then,...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1839 - 86 lehte
...smallest matters, beeause sometimes 'A little negleet may breed great misehief ;* 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...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 320 lehte
...matters, because, sometimes. ' A little neglect may breed great mis4hief ; ' 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...
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