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" As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives? "
The Howell Primer - Page 102
by Logan Douglass Howell, George A. King (illustrator.) - 1912 - 127 pages
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes, Tales, and Fables: A Gift for All Seasons

Lawrence Lovechild - Nursery rhymes - 1847 - 102 pages
...in his hand, a stone in his throat, — If you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a groat. C ASI was going to St. Ives, -'-*- I met a man with seven wives: Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits : Kits, cats, sacks,...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

History
...friends to insert the following puzzle; it is very old, but it may be new to some of our readers, — As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with fifty wives, And every wife had fifty sacks, And every sack had fifty cats, And every cat had fifty...
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An Oration Delivered at Malden, on the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the ...

James Diman Green - Malden (Mass.) - 1850 - 53 pages
...going to St. Ives, I met seven wives ; Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits, Kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many were going to St. Ives." I never could get that through my head. [Great laughter.] Lindley Murray was our...
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A faggot of French sticks, by the author of 'Bubbles from the brunnen of ...

sir Francis Bond Head (1st bart.) - 1852
...immediately flashed across my memory the following lines : — " As I was going to St. Ives, I met seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks ; Each sack had seven cats ; Each cat had ssven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, and wives— How many were there going to St. Ives?" " How many incurable...
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A Faggot of French Sticks: Or, Paris in 1851

Sir Francis Bond Head - Paris (France) - 1852 - 495 pages
...immediately flashed across my memory the following lines : — " As I was going to St. Ives, I met seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks ; Each sack had seven cats; Each cat.had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, and wivesHow many were there going to St. Ives?" " How many...
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A faggot of French sticks, or Paris in 1851

Sir Francis Bond Head - 1853
...immediately flashed across my memory the following lines : — " As I was going to St. Ives, I met seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks ; Each sack had seven cats ; Each cat had seven kita Kits, cats, sacks, and wives — How many were there going to St. Ives?" " How many incurable...
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Zeitschrift für deutsche Mythologie und Sittenkunde

Johann Wilhelm Wolf, Wilhelm Mannhardt - Mythology, Germanic - 1855
...hang then? = fchlesw. holft. fag. f, 508 nr. 21. Simrock nr. 65. 66. 457. II nr. 52. 7. NR. CXXXII: As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats, every cat bad seven kits: kits, cats, sacks...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 48

American periodicals - 1856
...going to St. Ives and met seven wives, every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats, every cat had seven kits : kits, cats, sacks, and wives, how many were going to St. Ives ? ' ' Must have been a devil of a lot of 'em,' said Uncas. ' Do you know,' said James...
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Paris : or, a faggot of French sticks

Sir Francis Bond Head - Paris (France) - 1859 - 495 pages
...flashed across my memory the following lines:— " As I was goin.j to St Ives, I met seven wives; Kach wife had seven sacks; Each sack had seven cats; Each cat had seven kits. Kit", ca's, sacks, and wives— How many were there going to St. Ives?" " How many incurable old women...
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Dear Old England: A Description of Our Fatherland

Jane Anne Winscom - Great Britain - 1861 - 436 pages
...old-fashioned riddle about St. Ives. If not, guess it : — As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man and seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks ; Each sack...and wives. - How many were there going to St. Ives ? In the north of the county, is Stilton ; where the famous cheeses were first sold, which are made...
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