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Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
As I was going to St. Ives

A Nursery Rhyme Poem for Children


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 and wives, 
How many were going to St. Ives? 



Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
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Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
As I was going to St. Ives

All children love being told a nursery rhyme. The most popular nursery rhymes are available on this site - perhaps they will bring back fond memories of your childhood! The History and Origins of Nursery Rhymes are fascinating! Superficially, a children's Nursery Rhyme might look completely innocent but there are often dark messages and meanings hidden in the text. Oranges and Lemons and Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary are two examples of a Nursery Rhyme with a very unpleasant origin and history behind them! We recommend www.rhymes.org.uk if you wish to find out more about the mysterious and often blood thirsty Origin and History of Nursery Rhymes Every time you read a Nursery Rhyme or poem for children take a second look at the words and lyrics and you, or your child, may find a secret message! 
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