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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...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...may breed great mischief : for want of a nail the shoo was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; and for want of a horse the rider was lost,'...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...of fortune whose wings they thought by their self-wisdom to have pinioned. — Lord Bacon. DCCCV. If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. — Franklin. DCCCVL Whoever has flattered his friend successfully, must at once think himself a knave,...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...profitable ; for, If you would have a faithful servant, and one that yoan like, serve yourself. Л little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe wot lost : for want of a shoe lhe horse iras lost ; and for want of a horse the rithr was last, being...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...fortune whose wings they .thought by their self-wisdom to have pinioned. — Lord Bacon. DCCCV. If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. — Franklin. Dcccyij , Whoever has flattered his friend successfully, must at i ( once think himself...
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Logic for the Million: A Familiar Exposition of the Art of Reasoning : with ...

James William Gilbart - Logic - 1857 - 390 pages
...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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Logic for the Million: A Familiar Exposition of the Art of Reasoning

James William Gilbart - Language and languages - 1857 - 390 pages
...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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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 336 pages
...have no rivals. Against diseases, know the strongest fence is the defensive virtue, abstinence. If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. 3. A mob 'sa monster; with heads enough, but no brains. There is nothing humblerEI than ambition when...
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Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cookery - 1857 - 721 pages
...stndious, and riches to the careful, as well as power to the bold, and heaven to the virtuous. 3474. If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. 3475. A little neglect may breed great mischief. 3476. For want of a nail the shoe was lost ; For want...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - Conduct of life - 1858 - 350 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 advise! h to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes...
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Materials for French prose composition, or selections from the best English ...

Ferdinand E A. Gasc - 1858
...riches to the careful, as well as power to the bold, and heaven to the virtuous.' And, farther, ' If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.'10 And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because...
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