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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; and 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... "
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...the want of it ;' but a man's own care is profitable ; for ' if you would have a faithful serrant, and one that you like, serve yourself. A little neglect...breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, and for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...world, men are saved, not by faith, but by the want •f it ;' but a man's own care is profitaldK : for ' >'. you would have a faithful servant, and one...breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, and for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...men are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it ;' but a man's own care is profitable ; for ' if you would have a faithful servant, and one tha.t you...breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost, and for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost,' being...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...world, men are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it :" but a man's own care is profitable ; for if you would have a faithful servant, and one that you...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...
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Plain Directions on Domestic Economy: Showing Particularly what are the ...

Cooking - 1821 - 16 pages
...by the want of it :" but a man's own care is profitable ; if you would have a faithful servant, end one that you like — serve yourself. A little neglect...breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse wag lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost ;' being...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...the want of it; but a man's own care is profitable;" for, <lif you would have a faithful servant, ami one that you like, serve yourself. A little neglect...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...
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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it ;' but ' a man's own care is profitable ;' for, ' If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, — serve yourself.' 23. A little neglect may breed great mischief; ' For want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...saved, not by faith, hut by the want of it .- " but a man's own care is profitable ; for, „ If yoa would have a faithful servant, and one that you like,...breed great mischief ; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost, " being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...is to leave them your purse open.* Trusting too much to others' care is the ruin of many; for, 'If you would have a faithful servant, 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...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...care is profitable ; for, If you would have * fiithful servant, and one that you like, serve your"lt 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...
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