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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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Cock Robin, and other nursery rhymes and jingles

Cock Robin - 1883
...What few would like to give away, Nor any wish to keep. 40 RELA TIONSHIP. AS I WAS GOING TO ST. IVES. 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,...
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An Unsentimental Journey Through Cornwall

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik - Cornwall (England : County) - 1884 - 144 pages
...given our horse a forenoon's rest, we planned a visit to that spot immortalised by nursery rhyme — "As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven...wives, — . How many were there going to St. Ives ? " — One ; and after we had been there, we felt sure he never went again ! There were two roads,...
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Over the Purple Hills: Or, Sketches of Travel in California, Embracing All ...

Caroline M. Churchill - Belarusians - 1884 - 336 pages
...numerous progeny, bring to inind the childish riddle of Saint Ives — As I was going to Saint Ives I met seven wives; each wife had seven sacks; each sack...kits — kits, cats, sacks and wives, how many were going to Saint Ives? I am not prepared to state whether the foregoing can be classed with conundrums,...
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The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume 1

1884
...St. Ivés I met a man with seven wives. Each wife liad seven sacks ; Ivi -I i sack had seven catR ; Each cat had seven kits ; Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,— How many were there going to St. Ivés i" — -One ; and after we had been there, we felt sure he never went again ! There were two...
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Chats

Georgianna Hamlen - 1884 - 279 pages
...again, and 1,296 are made at once. It's like the story of the seven wives with their seven sacks : — 1 Each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kits; Kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many going to St. Ives ?' "The candle-dipping machine is a post withtwelve arms, and each arm has six rods,...
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Chats: "Now Talked of this & Then of That".

Georgiana Hamlen - Conduct of life - 1885 - 279 pages
...tallow again and again, and 1,296 are made at once. It 's like the story of the seven wives with their seven sacks : — ' Each sack had seven cats, Each...seven kits ; Kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many going to St. Ives ? ' "The candle-dipping machine is a post with twelve arms, and each arm has six...
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Old School-days

Amanda Bartlett Haris - 1886 - 109 pages
...truly hear it talked about that there was that well-known rhyme — As I was going to Saint Ives I met seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack...seven kits, Kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many were going to Saint Ives? And there was the other, which was an aggravating puzzle to us infants, about...
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The nursery rhymes of England

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Nursery rhymes - 1886 - 333 pages
...They found a bird's nest with five eggs in, They all took one, and left four in. [A Well.] CCXXIX. Ad 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,...
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The Journal of American Folk-lore

Folklore - 1918
...was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, , Each wife had seven sacks; In each sack were seven cats; Each cat had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Jves? Just I.1 820. Timothy Titus took two ties to tie up two tall trees. If Timothy Titus...
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Sunbeams: a choice collection of good, useful, and appropriate recitations ...

Literary Criticism - 1889 - 239 pages
...truly hear it talked about that there was that well known rhyme — As I was going to Saint Ives I met seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks, Each sack...Each cat had seven kits, Kits, cats sacks and wives. >low many were going to Saint Ives ? And there was the other, which was an aggravating puzzle to us...
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