"As I was going to St Ives" is a traditional English-language nursery rhyme in the
form of a riddle. Its Roud Folk Song Index number is 19772.
This is a very old rhyming riddle. See if you can answer it by reading and thinking
very carefully. As I was going to Saint Ives, I crossed the path of seven wives.
This classic rhyme and riddle has puzzled people for centuries. If you're on the
beach without a calculator this might help. As I was going to St Ives, I met a man ...
As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives. ... kits: kits, cats, sacks
and wives, How many were going to St. Ives? The answer to the riddle is below...
Oct 13, 2013 ... The following is a well-known riddle: As I was going to Saint Ives, I met a man
with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had ...
As I was going to Saint Ives, I crossed the path of seven wives. ... exactly, there
were a few more riddles ... for instance, I have posted the water ...
(As I was going to St. Ives refers to the name of a quaint old village in Cornwall,
England) Earliest traceable publication date is 1730. The Answer to the Riddle ...
Famous Riddle - 28 September On my way to St. Ives I saw a man with 7 wives.
Each wife had 7 sacks. Each sack had 7 cats. Each cat had 7 kittens. Kitten, cats
Apr 4, 2015 ... The St. Ives riddle is too unclear for the author to feel smug about tricking ...
Answer 1: Only one for sure, I'm the only one going to St. Ives.
Mar 28, 2011 ... How many were going to St Ives? So goes the English nursery rhyme/riddle that I,
and many of you, have heard since we were kids (by the way, ...