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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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School Grammar

David Salmon - 1890
...lost our mittens. The King of Hearts called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore. As [ = when] I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. The man in the moon Came down too soon. There was a man of our town, And he was wondrous wise. I like...
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Glimpses of the life and times of A.V H. Carpenter

Albert Von Haller Carpenter - Railroads - 1890 - 144 pages
...remember a question which puzzled me very much, running about this wise: "As I was going to St. Ives I met seven wives, each wife had seven sacks, each sack had seven cats, etc.: — now many were going to St. Ives ?" and the mental effort I devoted to the solution of that...
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Verse and Prose for Beginners in Reading: Selected from English and American ...

Readers - 1893 - 98 pages
...o'clock scholar, What makes you come so soon ? You used to come at ten o'clock, But now you come at noon. 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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Riverside primer and reader

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1898 - 205 pages
...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 ? This is the Key of the Kingdom. In that Kingdom there is a city ; in that city...
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A History of Elementary Mathematics: With Hints on Methods of Teaching

Florian Cajori - Mathematics - 1896 - 304 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 ? " Compare this with Fibonaci's " Seven old women go to Rome," etc., and with the...
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The Nursery Rhyme Book

Andrew Lang - Nursery rhymes, English - 1897 - 288 pages
...Ives, /VI 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 there going to St. Ives ? AS I went through the garden gap, J\ Who should I meet but Dick Red-cap! A stick in his hand, a stone...
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The heart of oak books: first book : rhymes and jingles

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1899 - 100 pages
...the bells of Stepney. I'm sure I don't know, Says the great bell of Bow. 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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Neue Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Volksrätsels

Robert Petsch - Riddles - 1899 - 152 pages
...niet. Maar: P. sät bift vwtr en Poepte. Ganz älmlich ist eine englische Fassung (Hallivvcll, 132): As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Eoery wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cals, Eaery cat had senen kits: Kits and cats, sacks...
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Longmans' School Grammar

David Salmon - English language - 1899 - 264 pages
...lost our mittens. The King of Hearts called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore. As [= when] I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. The man in the moon Came down too soon. There was a man of our town, And he was wondrous wise. I like...
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Longmans' English Grammar

1901 - 333 pages
...lost our mittens. 47 The King of Hearts called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore. As [= when] I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives. The man in the moon Came down too soon. There was a man of our town, And he was wondrous wise. I like...
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