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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... "
Business - Page 377
edited by - 1911 - 401 pages
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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 New School Reader: Embracing a Comprehensive System of Instruction in ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1866 - 384 pages
...profitable ; for, If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. • 4. " A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail, the shot 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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Readings for Young Men, Merchants, and Men of Business

Readings - Business - 1866 - 166 pages
...FALLING. OUR greatest glory is not in never falling, but rising every time we fall. SELF-DEPENDENCE. IF you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. . SLANDER. SLANDER is a vice that strikes a double blow, wounding both him that commits, and him against...
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Advice to youths about entering a commercial career

William H. Ablett - Commerce - 1867 - 80 pages
...want of it ;' but a man's own care is profitable, for, ' if you would have a faithful servant, and one you like, serve 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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My new-year's gift to my son [comprising Pamphilius, Economy of life and ...

Pamphilius (pseud.) - 1869
...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." And again, he adviseth to circumspection and care, even in the smallest matters, because sometimes...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...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.' ' A little negiect may breed great mischief ; ' ' for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...men are saved, not by faith, but by the want of it ; ' but a man's own care is profitable, for, ' If proved the doctrine, and immediately practiced ncg5cct may "breed great miscliief ; ' ' for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; foi1 want of a shoe...
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Lives of the Governors of Pennsylvania: With the Incidental History of the ...

William Crawford Armor - Governors - 1872 - 512 pages
...your business done, go ; if not, send. The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands. If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. If one knows not how to save as he gets, he may keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die...
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The book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...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. • A little neglect may cause great mischief; ^ For want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost...
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Spring time; or, Words in season, a book of friendly counsel for girls

Sydney Cox - 1873
...but it is the very height of selfishness and dishonesty. CHAPTER VIII. PUNCTUALITY. " For the want of a nail the shoe was lost ; For the want of a shoe the horse was lost ; For the want of a horse the rider was lost ; For the want of a rider a kingdom was lost." -"...
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