Australian Fables : No. 2 : The Honey Sucker and the Bee single work   poetry   "Where Wolloomooloo water laves"
Issue Details: First known date: 1845 1845
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'Bee told not to envy honey-sucker.' (Webby)


  • The spelling of 'Wolloomooloo' in the first line of the poem is correct as per the published source. The name of the Sydney suburb of Woolloomooloo is derived from Wolloomooloo Farm, the name of the homestead built by Sydney commissary John Palmer.

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  • Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
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