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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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Englands grievance discovered, in relation to the coal-trade. Repr

Ralph Gardiner - 1849 - 80 lehte
...public-houses. Yet only two dozen (loaves) could be had on both sides the Tyne ! (2) " 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 a little care about a horse-shoenail." BENJAMIN...
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Notes and Queries

1893
...familiar with the proverbial proposition negativing, in a sense, the doctrine de minimii — " 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 arider [carrying despatches implied] the battle was lost ; for want of the battle [gaining...
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Elementary Lessons, Being a Course of Instruction for the Deaf & Dumb, 2. osa

Harvey Prindle Peet - 1849
...forming a peculiar tense of the verb (Part HI. p. 156.) Mr. is about to publish a book. " 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, overtaken and killed by the enemy." All for want...
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Eliza Cook's journal, 6. köide

...the man who was to blame for the well-known catastrophe, thus popularly related — -" 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 man was lost." Gallio was a Don't Care, of whom the Scriptures say,...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 lehte
...your business done, go ; if not, send." "A little neglect may breed to 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 Child's own book

...wise.' Speaking of carefulness he tells us, 'A little neglect may heed 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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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 552 lehte
...habitually unfaithful to his appointments. Franklin. 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...
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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, 2. köide

William Chambers - 1853
...smallest mutters, IH-IMUSC 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 \v.int of a horse the rider was lost;' being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, 33. köide

1853
...of it;' but a man's own care is profitable. '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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Blissful Data

Margaret Y. Chu - 2004 - 224 lehte
...as the triple constraint. Was It the Lack of a Nail That Caused the Kingdom to Be Lost? 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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