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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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Hearing on H.R. 3289: To Establish a Commission to Study Defense-related ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Seapower and Strategic and Critical Materials - Maritime law - 1983 - 70 pages
...of this drastic situation reminds one of the adage attributed to Benjamin Franklin, "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, the battle was lost, for...
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Bonnie's Household Organizer: The Essential Guide for Getting Control of ...

Bonnie Runyan McCullough - Family & Relationships - 1983 - 216 pages
...MAKE REPAIRS EASY: HAVE THE NECESSARY SUPPLIES Benjamin Franklin wrote in Poor Richard's A Imanac, "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." Plan...
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Totally Organized

Bonnie Runyan McCullough - Family & Relationships - 1986 - 299 pages
...proper equipment and supplies readily available. Benjamin Franklin wrote in Poor Richard's Almanac, "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." Plan...
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Words of Wisdom

William Safire, Leonard Safir - Education - 1990 - 432 pages
...son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm." — Sam Levenson If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself. — Benjamin Franklin If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. — Napoleon I When the job is...
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The MAC Flyer, Volume 31

United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command - Aeronautics, Military - 1984
...pre-adolescent size, holding tightly to mine. *& 11 The C-23A Sherpa by Capt. Byron L. Howard Associate Editor "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." Benjamin...
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Jean Rivard, ou, L'art de réussir: idéologies et utopie dans l'œuvre d ...

Robert Major, Université Laval. Centre de recherche en littérature québécoise - Frontier and pioneer life in literature - 1991 - 338 pages
...sont nombreuses : « ne jamais faire faire par autrui ce que je puis faire moi-même [338]» - «If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself [97]»; «ne remettre jamais au lendemain ce que je puis faire le jour même [338]» - «Never leave...
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Nonlinear Systems

P. G. Drazin, Drazin, Philip Drazin - Mathematics - 1992 - 317 pages
...that ^-5- + (1 + ea2 + ea2 cos 2t)x' = 0. at *Deduce that X is stable if e > 0. Chaos 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 the battle was lost, For...
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Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts, Funny Sayings: A Stupendous Collection of ...

Bob Phillips - Reference - 1993 - 343 pages
...pleasant land. / F. Carney A trifle consoles us because a trifle upsets us. Blaise Pascal 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 the battle was lost. For...
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Mount McKinley: Icy Crown of North America

Fred Beckey - Travel - 1993 - 320 pages
...poses the problem of proper acclimatization, unless the party has already been high on the mountain. 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. Benjamin Franklin...
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The Great Reckoning: Protecting Yourself in the Coming Depression

James Dale Davidson, William Rees-Mogg - Business & Economics - 1994 - 608 pages
...violence can create tremendous differences in outcomes. The poet George Herbert wrote: 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, the battle was lost; For...
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