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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 ; 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-shoe... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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The New Testament Story

Ben Witherington - Religion - 2004 - 283 pages
...their intended destination, sometimes with disastrous results. Remember the famous 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 messenger was lost. For want of the messenger the message was lost. For...
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Texts for Fluency Practice: Level C

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - Education - 2005 - 112 pages
...Don't throw stones at your neighbors, if your own windows are glass. R4: A little neglect may breed mischief; 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 the rider the battle was lost. R5: If you...
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Pure Strategy: Power and Principle in the Space and Information Age

Everett C. Dolman - Social Science - 2005 - 218 pages
...numerous persons, including Benjamin Franklin and Shakespeare, but whose origins are obscure: '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...
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Pushing to the Front, Volume 2

Orison Swett Marden - Self-Help - 2005 - 464 pages
...not cease its action until the whipping-post and bodily servitude are abolished forever. "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," says Poor Richard, " for want of a horseshoe...
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Teaching Children to Think

Robert Fisher - Education - 2005 - 248 pages
...association or sequence of ideas running through popular traditional stories and poems 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, For want of a rider the battle was lost, And all for...
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End Time Delusions: The Rapture, the Antichrist, Israel, and the End of the ...

Steve Wohlberg - Religion - 2004 - 220 pages
...things you won't learn at the movies. 58 Chapter 8 Paul s Point: Antichrist Comes First 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 the rider, the battle was lost. —Benjamin...
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The Streetsmart Negotiator: How to Outfox, Outmaneuver, and Outlast Your ...

Harry Mills - Business - 2005 - 207 pages
...steps to agreement Step? Tie up the loose ends Chapter Eight 7 STEP / TIE UP THE LOOSE ENDS For want of a nail the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe the horse was lost; For want of a rider the battle was lost; All for the want of care about a horseshoe nail. BENJAMIN...
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Ideas for Development

Robert Chambers - Business & Economics - 2012 - 288 pages
...the spirit of the assessment. 26 An 'olde' English version of the butterfly effect runs: 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 loss of the...
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Understanding Tort Law

Carol Harlow - Human rights - 2005 - 194 pages
...Not So Golden Anniversary" (1983) 46 Modern Law Review 147. 4 FACING THE CONSEQUENCES "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 the rider, the battle was lost, For want...
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Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century

Dov M. Gabbay, John Woods - Mathematics - 2006 - 732 pages
...consequences in a very entertaining manner referring to Mother Goose [2003, p. 68 ff.]: 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...
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