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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 merrie heart, a collection of favourite nursery rhymes, by M.E.G.

Merry heart - 1871
...Can-a-mare-eat-oats ? FORMED long ago, yet made to-day, Employed while others sleep ; 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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Nursery rhymes, tales and jingles. The Camden ed. Compiled by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1874
...one leg. One leg is a leg of mutton ; two legs, a man ; three legs, a stool; four legs, a dog. ccxcv. 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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Jolly games for happy homes

Georgiana Charlotte Clark - Indoor games - 1876 - 280 pages
...well. — Who put her in? — Little Johnny Green,— Who pulled her out ?— Little Johnny Stout 209 | As I was going to St. Ives.— I met a man with seven wives;— Each wife had seven sacks, — Each tack had seven cats, — Each cat had seven kits,— Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,— How many were...
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Over the Purple Hills: Or, Sketches of Travel in California of Important ...

Caroline M. Nichols Churchill - California - 1877 - 256 pages
...numerous progeny, bring to mind 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 he classed with conundrums,...
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Mother Goose's Melodies, Or, Songs for the Nursery

Children's songs - 1878 - 189 pages
...too." Says the little cock-sparrow, " I'll be shot if I stay," So he clapped his wings, and flew away. 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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Marcus Ward's arithmetic

John William Marshall - Arithmetic - 1879 - 275 pages
...631680 letters : how many letters are there in each line on the average ? 47. As I was coming from 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, Each kit had seven rats : Cats, kittens, rats,...
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A Yacht Voyage Round England

William Henry Giles Kingston - Brothers - 1879 - 320 pages
...What ! " exclaimed Dick, " is this the St. Ives I've heard of all my life ? " and he repeated — " As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives ; Seven wives had seven sacks, Seven sacks had seven cats, • Seven cats had seven kits, — Kits,...
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The child's picture story book

1883
...big ; He was not very lean, He was not very fat : He 'll do well for a grunt, Says little Jack Sprat. 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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The child's picture story book

1883
...big ; He was not very lean, He was not very fat: He '11 do well for a grunt, Says little Jack Sprat. 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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Cheshire Notes and Queries, Volumes 3-5

Cheshire (England) - 1883
...wondering spectators if the scene were involuntaiily compelled to remember the old riddle about 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 bad seven kittens, kittens, cata,...
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