Poetry Tips

Often asked: The nail poem?

Was the shoe lost?

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. All for the want of a horse-shoe nail.

Why was the shoe lost?

“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 battle, the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.”

What does for want of a nail the shoe was lost mean?

proverb Due to a minor inconvenience or mishap, (something much worse has happened). The full proverb is “For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost.

Who said for want of a nail the shoe was lost?

Quote by Benjamin Franklin: “For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For t”

What are horseshoe nails?

Horseshoe nails, one of the horseshoeing tools, are used to attach the shoes to the horse hoof. Both the nails and shoes are all designed for hoof care. Steel horseshoes can protect the hoof from wear and tear caused by friction and accumulated water.

How long is a horseshoe nail?

D5CH1N Size: 0.17″ H x 0.3″ W x 1.91″ D Features: –Horseshoe nail.

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