"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.
As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Each wife had seven
sacks, Each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kits: Kits, cats, sacks, an...
(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 ...
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 ...
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
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Apr 4, 2015 ... The St. Ives riddle is too unclear for the author to feel smug about tricking people.
It was never once said where the man with seven wives was ...
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...
A well-known nursery rhyme states, "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 ...