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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1779

Titles:
The Oyster Girl
The oyster girl
Oyster girl

First Lines:
Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:
Street traders

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1780

Titles:
Oyster boat
Th[e] oyster boat

First Lines:
Oh, swiftly goes the oyster boat

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy
Fishermen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1781

Titles:
The oyster man

First Lines:
You've heard of a dandy dogs meat blade

Themes:
Street traders

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1706

Titles:
Oyster-shell bonnet and dandy chignon
Oyster-Shell Bonnet and Dandy Chingnon
Oyster-Shell Bonnet and the Dandy Chingnon

First Lines:
Of all the queer fasbions [sic] you ever did see
Of all the queer fashions you ever did see
Of all the quare fashions you ever did see

Themes:
Fashions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 875

Titles:
The oyster girl
Oyster girl

First Lines:
As I was walking in London street
As I was going down Bishopsgate street
As I was going down Bishopgate street
As I was going down Bishopgate-street
As I was walking in London Street
Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:
Street traders
Theft
Taverns

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