Bushman's Farewell to Queensland

DESCRIPTION: "Queensland, thou art a land of pests, From flies and fleas one never rests." The singer complains of the bugs, the illnesses, the reptiles, the birds, the bushrangers, the ill-timed rains, and anything else that comes to mind, finally likening it to hell
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1992 (MacDougall)
KEYWORDS: Australia warning bug
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: A. K. MacDougall, _An Anthology of Classic Australian Lore_ (earlier published as _The Big Treasury of Australian Foiklore_), The Five Mile Press, 1990, 2002, p. 236, "Bushman's Farewell to Queensland" (1 text)
File: Marcd236

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