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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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Playhours in London, by L.J.S.

L. J. S. - History - 1866
...having guessed it. Here is a riddle for you, Sissy ; you must guess it, it's stupidly easy : — ' " As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Each wife had a cat, Each cat had a kit, How many were there going to St. Ives?" Do you give it up ? ' ' What a hurry...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1866
...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 there going to St. Ives." Ana. One — see first line. Nos. 16 — 30, p. 503, are also different : — " There IPOS a man in...
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Book of rhymes, jingles and ditties

Charles Henry Bennett - 1866 - 64 pages
...hand, a stone in his throat, If you 'll tell me this riddle, I 'll give you a groat. [.4 cherryJ] AST 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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Chambers's national reading-books. Chambers's first national reading book

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1867
...I met a man with sev-en wives, E-ver-y wife had sev-en sacks, E-ver-y sack had sev-en cats, E-ver-y cat had sev-en kits, Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were go -ing to St Ives? Revisal of Words. boy mare slide room girl late time soon — — rise moor cook...
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The illustrated book of games, riddles & rhymes for home amusement

A. L. Hately - Games - 1868 - 112 pages
...wicked, Yet ne'er committed sin ; My total for my first is fitted, Composed of brass or tin. 14. As 1 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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Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads

Old nursery songs - 1869
...man with bandy legs, Bandy legs and crooked toes, I tripped up his heels, and he fell on his nose. SI was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had a sack, Every sack had a cat, Every cat had a kit ; Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How...
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The Christian pioneer, ed. by J.F. Winks

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1870
...will give but one example, and that is an ancient riddle : — " As I was going to St. Ives, I met seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack...kits; Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?" TEA IN A TARTAR TENT. I HAD taken the precaution to bring an empty bottle and a...
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Our Boys and Girls, Volumes 7-8

Oliver Optic - 1870
...will give but one example, and that is an ancient riddle : — " As I was going to St Ivés, I met seven wives ; Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack had seven cats, Each cat hid seven kits. How many were going to St. Ivés ? " ABOUT CLOCKS. BY KITTY CARROLL. SOME .way of measuring...
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A Battle of the Books, Recorded by an Unknown Writer for the Use of Authors ...

Gail Hamilton - Authors and publishers - 1870 - 288 pages
...them read before five men, two of whom are indifferent to you, three hostile, and four strangers. " Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were there going to St. Ives." 1 I am moved here to say, that those persons who during the present century have been annoyed by letters...
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A BATTLE OF THE BOOKS, RECORDED BY AN UNKNOWN WRITER, FOR THE USE OF AUTHORS ...

GAIL HAMILTON - 1870
...them read before five men, two of whom are indifferent to you, three hostile, and four strangers. " Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were there going to St. Ives."1 I am moved here to say, that those persons who during the present century have been annoyed...
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