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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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Journal of American Folklore

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 ...

Conduct of life - 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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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 ...

Children - 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

Readers (Primary) - 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 - 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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