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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...riches to the careful, as well as power to the bold, and heaven to the virtuous.' And, further, ' If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.* And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...riches to the careful, as well as power to the bold, and heaven to the virtuous.' And, further, ' If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.' And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be 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...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829
...therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be 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...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 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 a...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...world, men are not saved 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," heing...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...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...little neglect may breed great mischief ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost;' being overtaken and slain by...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...own care is profi table ; for if you would have a faithful 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...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...is profitable ; for, If you would have a faithful 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 was lost, being...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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 like, serve yourself. Jl little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe...
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