“Taking His Chance”

Author: Henry Lawson
Earliest date: 1965
Keywords: outlaw death police Australia
Found in: Australia

Description

Bushranger Jack Dean comes to the door of the inn and dances with May Carney. Although all know he is an outlaw, the bushmen do not betray him. But at last someone notifies the police. Dean is shot and killed as he prepares to flee

References

  1. Meredith/Anderson, pp. 270-271, "Taking His Chance" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA270