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Horseshoe nail poem
Posted by: Mocha (---.choicenet1.com)
Date: June 23, 2003 02:02AM

Looking for name and author of poem with the line " all for the want of a horseshoe nail"


Horseshoe nail poem
Posted by: Les (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: June 23, 2003 02:15AM

For want of a horseshoe nail

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.
For want of a rider, the battle was lost.
For want of a battle, the kingdom was lost.
And all for want of a horseshoe nail.

--George Herbert


Re: Horseshoe nail poem
Posted by: Mocha (---.choicenet1.com)
Date: June 24, 2003 05:22PM



Thanks Les, Mocha




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